A number of studies declare West Brom are near signing free-agent winger Ahmed Musa, with a medical booked for subsequent week.
The 28-year-old has not been connected to a membership since leaving Saudi Arabian outfit Al Nassr in October last year. He was linked with a move to the Hawthorns on Saturday and the Each day Mail have taken it one step additional.
They’re reporting that the Baggies have requested a visa for the Nigerian and booked him in for a medical on Wednesday. It has been steered that Sam Allardyce is searching for a deal till the end of the season.
Capped 95 instances by Nigeria, Musa’s career has stalled since he left CSKA Moscow in 2016. Having scored 55 goals in 167 appearances for the Russians, he joined Leicester City in the summertime of that year.
Issues didn’t work out on the King Energy Stadium, because the African made simply seven league begins from 21 outings. He joined after the Foxes had claimed the Premier League title and hoped to be a part of one thing particular.
However he was loaned back to CSKA for the second half of the 2017-18 marketing campaign. He was then offered to Al Nassr in January 2019 and performed 62 instances in all competitions earlier than being launched.
The vast man was sad together with his Leicester exit and made his feeling recognized on the time.
He stated back in summer season 2018: “I needed to stay in England as a result of that has been my dream for years however what’s going to you do if you’re informed a bid has been accepted for you?
“I needed to move to the place I do know I will likely be celebrated.”
Musa to supply spark
Albion are deep within the mire, with simply two wins all season seeing them nineteenth within the Premier League table. Allardyce has a historical past of signing players who fly underneath the radar however can do the job he desires.
Musa could be one other who matches the invoice and may present ammunition for the forwards. Though extra of a artistic force than goalscorer, he has nonetheless bagged 90 in his career.
He discovered the online 5 instances for Leicester and will threaten opposition teams from out vast together with his tempo.
Subsequent up for Albion is Tuesday’s visit of high-flying ,Manchester City. Musa won’t be in place for that one however, if all goes to plan, may function against Fulham on Saturday.
Nonetheless having not performed since October, it’s not recognized if he’s match match for league football. He was stated to have been ‘provided’ to West Ham and Newcastle in October however neither membership made a move.
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