Eagles captain returns to EPL with West Brom switch
By Sab Osuji
It has emerged that Super Eahles breezy winger, Ahmed Musa, is fast on the lane of a return to the English Premier League just months after parting company with his Saudi Arabian club, All Nassr, Orient Sports understands.
Musa mutually walked out on All Nassr last November and has now been linked with a move to English Premier League side, West Bromwich Albion.
Late Tuesday night, the free agent flew into England and was reported to have undergone a late night medical checks ahead of a speculated short transfer deal.
West From manager, Dam Allardyce, had earlier in the day said the former Leicester City (2016–2018) man was yet to hit town as scheduled.
But the twinkling of the clocks soon changed things as Musa, a former CSKA Moscow (2012–2016) forward was reported to have landed in the Queen’s land and undertook the mandatory medical checks.
The CBS Football Academy, Jo’s, Nigeria ace had featured in the Nigeria domestic top flight, NPFL, before tasting the European football pie with Dutch modest side, VVV Venlo (2911–2012) on loan from Kano Pillars.
While on the cards of VVV Venlo, Musa scored eight times in 37 appearances across competitions.
In his initial four season spell at CSKA Moscow (2012–2016) Musa scored 42 goals in 125 games.
With Big Sam Allardyce, Austin Jay Jay Okocha’s coach at Blackburn Rovers, looking to bolster West Bromwich Albion amidst tepid performances in the 2020/2021 EPL, West Brom are expected to make an official statement any moment from Wednesday regarding Musa’s arrival.
Musa has played for the Nigeria U20s, Flying Eagles, U23s regarded as Olympic Eagles and has earned 95 caps for Super Eagles with 15 goals.