- Ahmed Musa is currently in the UK and is expected to join West Bromwich Albion
- He has been a free agent since leaving Al Nassr - with several clubs jostling for his signature
- Reports say Brighton, Souhampton are among clubs ready to snap up the player as Albion struggle for funds
Reports from England have it that Premier League club West Brom are struggling to raise funds to complete the signing of Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa.
The 28-year-old who was invited to join the Baggies by manager Sam Allardyce has impressed since he underwent medical tests ahead of training at West Brom.
It was gathered that Allardyce is not happy that the player’s deal is yet to be sealed as the club’s Chinese owners are reportedly struggling to raise funds, Daily Mail reports.
West Brom had spent heavily during the January transfer window and now finding it difficult to raise cash to the Nigerian international.
Albion brought in Ainsley Maitland-Niles from Arsenal, Okay Yukuslu from Celta Vigo, Mbaye Diagne from Galatasaray plus Robert Snodgrass and Andy Lonergan last month.
They have a possible lifeline to raise funds if Kamil Grosicki is able to seal his return to Poland by joining Legia Warsaw.
The 32-year-old is out of contract in the summer and Legia would like to sign him now with their window open until February 24.
Musa who remains Nigeria's all-time record scorer at the World Cup with 4 goals left Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr late last year.
He has been a free agent - with several clubs jostling for his signature; and now it looks like West Bromwich Albion is his next destination, with Burnley, Southampton and Brighton ready to swoop for the forward
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It was gathered that he landed in the UK on Tuesday, February 2, and headed straight to the Hawthorns for medicals as he puts the finishing touches to a free transfer.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has confirmed that his sports complex in Kaduna has been opened to all in the environment.
The 28-year-old attacker recently completed another multi-million naira facility in the northern part of the country, barely two years after opening the Kano outfit.
This facility has a mini football pitch and other indoor and outdoor equipment for the use of individuals and groups of people.
Musa dropped the development on his Instagram stories today, February 1, calling on his fans to make use of the ultra-modern initiative for their own good.