Nigerian forward rejoins CSKA Moscow

Ahmed Musa has returned to Russian outfit CSKA Moscow

Musa who was signed by Leicester City after their Premier League triumph in 2016, will move to his former club CSKA Moscow on loan till the end of the season.

The pacey forward's move was confirmed by CSKA Moscow's official twitter account which wrote "Ahmed Musa returns to Moscow"

Musa was signed for a fee in the region of £16 million, he was unable to displaced English man Jamie Vardy in the starting line up, but scored a total of five goals for the foxes.

The striker also posted a message on his official  Instagram "Alhamdulillah Am Back Home"

Musa's move will come as a relief to Super Eagles technical Adviser Gernot Rohr who will be excited to see the forwardget more minutes on the pitch as he prepares for the World Cup.

The forward leaves compatriots Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi at Leicester City, but will have the company of Nigerian forward Aaron Samuel at CSKA Moscow.

Ahmed started played for Nigerian side Kano Pillars before his move abroad to play for VVV-Venlo, CSKA Moscow and Leicester City.

The forward will now hope his move gets him ready for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Musa has 67 appearances for the Super Eagles and has contributed 13 goals.


Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:


Recommended articles

Man Utd on 'right track' despite financial hit from virus

Guardiola unrepentant over Man City fan plea

FIFA President hails football’s power for unity and celebration during Nigeria visit

Europa League: Osimhen and Onuachu shines, Iheanacho grabs assist while Ndidi sees red

Paul Onuachu scores later winner in Europa League Genk’s win

Pochettino calls for patience with all-star PSG

Milan follow Liverpool lesson with trip to old rivals Juve

'Tie them down': Dortmund ponder how to keep Haaland, Bellingham

Heat on Koeman as Barca drift creates concern over loss of identity