West Brom drop in race for Musa as 3 Premier League clubs show interest in Super Eagles captain

West Brom drop in race for Musa as 3 Premier League clubs show interest in Super Eagles captain

- Ahmed Musa will not be joining West Bromwich Albion due to financial reasons, reports claim

- The Super Eagles captain has been linked to several other Premier League clubs

- The Nigerian international has been without a club since he saw out his contract at Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia

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West Bromwich Albion have reportedly dropped interest in signing Ahmed Musa after claims that the Baggies could not financially cater for the Super Eagles captain, The Sun.

However, top Premier League sides including Southampton, Brighton and Burnley have shown interest in the Nigerian international.

Reports also claim that Musa's former Russian side CSKA Moscow are also willing to grant him a second spell at the club.

West Brom drop in race Musa as e Premier League sides show interest in Super Eagles captain

West Brom drop in race Musa as 3 Southampton, Burnley and Brighton join race. Photo by Kevin C. Cox
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Mirror quoting Expres and Star claim there were limited funds to complete a move for the 28-year-old winger.

Musa became Leicester city's record signing following a £16.6million move in 2016, the following season the Foxes lifted the Premier League title.

But the Baggies have already made four recruitments during the January transfer window to help the club survive their relegation struggles.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles made a move from Arsenal on loan till the end of the season while Turkey midfielder Okay Yukuslu also made a temporary move from Celta Vigo.

Robert Snodgrass arrived from West Ham and Senegalese striker Mbaye Diagne was borrowed from Galatasary.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Ahmed Musa's proposed transfer to Premier League giants West Brom has reportedly been cancelled by the club's chiefs after training with them for almost one week.

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The Super Eagles captain was said to have travelled to the United Kingdom last week where he was accessed by West Brom's coaching crew who are looking for an agile striker.

Since leaving Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr last year October, Ahmed Musa has been looking for ways to return to the Premier League after his unsuccessful stint at Leicester City.

Legit.ng had also reported how Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa was spotted at the New Jos Stadium watching the Nigeria Professional Football League game between Katsina United and Plateau United.

This is the second time the former NPFL highest goals scorer would be watching a local league game this campaign. The game failed to produce any goal after the normal regulation period.

He was at the same match venue when Kwara United defeated Abdu Maikaba boys on matchday one while he took a few pictures with some fans.

Source: Legit.ng

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