– Ahmed Musa has returned to CSKA Moscow on loan from Leicester City– Lack of active playing time at the Foxes forced him back to Russia
– But he will be on loan at CSKA Moscow till the end of the season
Nigerian international Ahmed Musa has joined Russian club CSKA Moscow on loan from Premier League club Leicester City two years after joining the Foxes.
The Super Eagles striker found regular playing time difficult at Leicester City this season, and the former Kano Pillars’ forward has rejoined the club where he played for 4 years.
On 8 July 2016, Musa moved to Leicester City for a club record £16.6 million and he scored his first goal for the club in a friendly against Barcelona in the 2016 International Champions Cup which ended in a 4–2 loss.
Musa is expected to be among the Super Eagles squad that will take part in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, but he has been criticized by fans and media due to lack of active playing time at Leicester City.
The 25-year-old forward who began his football career at GBS Football Academy however confirmed his exit at Leicester City to TheCable.
‘Yes, and I am happy to be going back home,”Musa was quoted by the Cable.
Earlier, Loadedng.com had reported how Spanish club Malaga confirmed the signing of Super Eagles striker Brown Ideye, and the former Ocean Boys’ forward is expected to be with the team for six months.
The 29-year-old player has been in Spain since last week after leaving Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda.
Ideye lost his first team spot at Tianjin Teda and was demoted to the B team of the club following the signing of Ghanaian winger Frank Acheampong.