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Title: Ahmed Musa Breaks the Bank: Become Nigeria's Most Expensive Footballer Ever... With Leicester Transfer Deal
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Premier League champions Leicester City signing will make Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa Nigeria’s most expensive footballer followin...


Premier League champions Leicester City signing will make Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa Nigeria’s most expensive footballer following

…a $21twenty-one million Dollars (€18.8 eighteen million,eight hundred thousand euros; an equivalent of N6 six billion Naira) deal with Russian champions CSKA Moscow for him.

According to reports, the 23-year-old Musa, who scored a brace for Nigeria in a 3-2 defeat against Argentina at Brazil 2014, will be signing a five-year deal.



“He’ll be leaving Tuesday,” CSKA coach Leonid Slutsky told Russian media of the player, who joined CSKA from VVV-Venlo in 2012 and has scored 53 goals in 161 games.


“And if you look at the way things are done over there you’ll see he is a player just made for English football,” Slutsky said.


Hitherto, former Eagles skipper Jay Jay Okocha held record of Nigeria’s most expensive footballer  when French side, PSG splashed $17 seventeen million dollars to bring him to Paris after his stunning performance at the 1998 World Cup;

…but now Musa sets a new record of  $21 twenty-one million Dollars


 Leicester’s first signing since winning the English Premier League was Sporting Gijon defender Luis Hernandez on a free transfer.


Leicester had earlier announced they had signed former France Under-21 midfielder Nampalys Mendy from Nice on a four-year deal, as they bolster their squad for a tilt at the Champions League.

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