Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa is close to joining
Turkish champions Galatasaray on loan from
English club, Leicester City,
Musa spent the second half of last season on
loan at Russian club CSKA Moscow after failing to
nail down a regular berth under Frenchman Claude
He did not feature in a league game and made
just one appearance in the EFL Cup.
With his place in the Nigerian team ahead of the
ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia under
jeopardy , he opted for a loan move back to his
former club CSKA Moscow where he made his
The pacy winger scored six goals and registered
three assists in 10 league appearances for the
CSKA announced last week he will be returning to
Leicester City after the completion of the loan
According to a report in Turkish newspaper,
Milliyet, Musa is eager to join the Istanbul-based
outfit and talks are ongoing between the two
clubs over the loan move.
Galatasaray will compete in the Champions
League next season after winning the Turkish title
Musa is currently in Nigeria’s squad in the 2018
FIFA World Cup in Russia.
He came in as a second half substitute for Alex
Iwobi in the Super Eagles’ 2-0 defeat against
Croatia at the Kaliningrad Stadium on Saturday.