Leicester City sign Ahmed Musa from CSKA Moscow

Leicester City have completed the signing of Nigeria international Ahmed Musa from CSKA Moscow. The player signed a 4-year-deal which will keep him at the club until 2020.

Financial details of the deal were not revealed by the clubs but according to Transfermarkt.com the fee is around €19.5m (£16m).

The 23-year-old is Claudio Ranieri's fourth signing this summer, he joins Nampalys Mendy, Ron-Robert Zieler and Luis Hernandez.

The player told Foxes Player HD:

"I feel very happy joining Leicester City, for me it's one of the best clubs in the Premier League. I joined because they are like a family. That's why I joined Leicester City and I'm very excited. I look forward to seeing the fans in the new season and I will do my best to make them happy."

Before CSKA Moscow he played for Dutch side Venlo for two seasons. CSKA paid €5m to sign him in 2012.

The 23-year-old made 44 appearances for CSKA Moscow last season scoring 18 goals and providing 6 assists.

Club Period MP G A
CSKA Moscow
2012-16 168 54 29

Musa have won 3 Russian titles and a Russia Cup while playing for CSKA. He also won the African Cup with Nigeria in 2013.

Despite being just 23 years old, Musa already reached an impressive 58 caps for his country scoring 11 goals.

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