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Ahmed Musa Dreams of Arsenal Move

Posted: Mar 6, 2016 at 6:35 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

CSKA Moscow striker, Ahmed Musa, who confirmed Leicester City had a bid for his services turned down in January, has admitted his preference for Arsenal.
The 23-year-old, who has a £22.8 million buyout clause in his contract, was the subject of a reported £18.7m bid from the Foxes as they looked to bolster their title hopes.
Leicester was left frustrated in its attempts to sign the Nigerian star – who has scored 10 goals this season – but Musa, while confirming a bid, instead hinted at a move to the Gunners.
“What club? I do not care!” he told Championat when asked about interest from other clubs.
“But Musa has to play, you know. I cannot sit on the bench. So I will have to go to the Premier League club that will believe in me.
“I would be happy if I was wanted by Arsenal. I have supported the team since the age of six. Nwankwo Kanu has been my idol since childhood. It will be fantastic to play for Arsenal.
“I will not hide it – Leicester actually came to our club. But I repeat that I want to finish the season with CSKA to help them to win a championship, and then think about changing team.”
CSKA are level on points with FK Rostov at the top of Russian Premier League, yet have a game in hand, ahead of their meeting with derby rivals Spartak Moskow on Sunday.