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Musa ready to begin new chapter of career in Saudi




Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa, says he is excited to have completed a move to Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr, and is ready to get started on the new phase of his career.

The 25-year old, whose goal for Nigeria won the 8th best in the just-concluded World Cup in Russia, left English Premier League club Leicester City for an undisclosed fee.

He signed a four-year contract with Al-Nassr who finished in third position in the Saudi Premier League last season.

“?? I am thankful for the opportunity to start the next chapter of my career with you. I am so excited and can’t wait to get started! Thank you all for the warm welcome! I hope we create many great memories together inshallah ? @AlNassrFC @AlNassrSaudiFCe,” he tweeted on Friday.

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Musa was Leicester’s record signing when he joined them for about £16m from CSKA Moscow in 2016, but it was obvious he had no future at the club having spent the second half of last season on loan at CSKA.

But he has also thanked Leicester for their support during his two-year stay.

“I want to thank everybody at Leicester football club for making my time in England a pleasure. Although it was short I have a lot of experiences I will cherish forever.

“No matter what this club allowed me to fulfill my dream of playing in the Premier League and for that I am forever grateful. I want to wish the team all success in the future, I will be watching and supporting! ? #LFC,” he wrote on his Instagram page.


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