English Premiership giants Manchester United have joined the race to sign
CSKA Moscow striker Ahmed Musa.
The Super Eagles skipper is on the wishlist of table-toppers Leicester City
who have already made of bid in the region of £15 million but it was rejected
by the Muscovites.
The Foxes now face competition from Manchester United, with the Old
Trafford side opening a line of communication with Musa’s United Kingdom -
South African defender Eric Mathoho (L) tries to stop Nigerian attacker
Ahmed Musa during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying football
match between Nigeria and South Africa at Akwa Ibom stadium in Uyo,
Nigeria, on November 19, 2014. AFP PHOTO
Having said that, Leicester City remain in the driving seat to capture the
signature of the former VVV Venlo and Kano Pillars star and they are
expected to make another bid to CSKA Moscow on or before the next 40
Ahmed Musa has contractual obligations with the Russian Premier League
side until the summer of 2019, having prolonged his contract last summer.