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Super Eagles world cup star joins Saudi’s biggest club Al Nassr from Leicester City

Super Eagles attacker Ahmed Musa has joined Saudi Arabian giants Al Nassr FC from Leicester City on a four-year deal.

According to various report the 26-year-old joined Saudi Arabian biggest club for a fee of £17.5m (+ add ons) on a four-year deal with an option to extension.

Ahmed Musa who struggled to find his goal scoring form in England following his then record £16 million move to the 2015 Premier League champions in 2016 was confirmed by Al Nassr official Twitter handle.

#ALNASSR signed a four year contract with Nigerian left winger and former @LCFC player Ahmed Musa @Ahmedmusa718, welcome to the Global Club Ahmed!

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Ahmed Musa who was one of the stars at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will hope to lite the Saudi Arabian League with his lightening speed and experience.

Ahmed Musa started off in Nigeria with Kano Pillars before joining VV Venlo in Netherlands, he joined CSKA Moscow in 2012.

Ahmed Musa scored 54 goals in 168 apps for CSKA Moscow (2012-2016) before joining Leicester City for £16m in 2016.

Ahmed Musa scored 6 goals in 36 appearances for Leicester City during his time with the Foxes.

He also scored 6 goals in 10 games for CSKA Moscow in 2017-18 season during his short loan stint with the club.

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Ahmed Musa will be hoping to lead the King Fahd Stadium outfit to Saudi Professional League triumph after their third-place finish last season.

They begin their 2018-19 league campaign with a trip to Ohod on August 30.


Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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