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Nigeria's Ahmed Musa finally signs for Leicester City

Nigeria's Ahmed Musa finally signs for Leicester City

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Nigerian international Ahmed Musa has finally signed for English Premier League champions, Leicester City, after passing a medical on Friday.

The King Power stadium outfit reportedly paid a club record signing fee of $21 million (18.8 million euros) for the attacking midfielder who joins from Russian champions, CSKA Moscow.

The 23-year-old Musa joined CSKA in 2012; he played 161 games for the Russian capital side, scoring 53 goals.

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“And if you look at the way things are done over there you’ll see he is a player just made for English football,” CSKA coach Leonid Slutsky told Russian media earlier this week.

Musa first played for Nigeria in 2010 in a fixture against Madagascar. He has since gone on to score 11 times in 58 appearances for the Super Eagles.

He joins Leicester City’s African players like Algerian Riyad Mahrez and Ghanaian duo Daniel Amartey and Jefferey Schlupp.