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Ahmed Musa: Player Wants Arsenal Move

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Super Eagles skipper, Ahmed Musa, has admitted he would love a move to English premier league side, Arsenal.

The 23-year-old, who was a subject of interest from Leicester City in the January transfer window has now opted for title rivals Arsenal.

The CSKA Moscow talisman revealed he has been a strong supporter of Arsene Wenger’s side from his childhood and adores one of the London club’s legends, Nwankwo Kanu.

Kanu, who was also a Super Eagles captain played 197 games for Arsenal, scoring 44 goals.

Musa also admitted that Leicester City tried to prise him away from his Russian club.

“What club? I do not care!” he told Championat when asked about interest from other clubs.

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“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.”

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Musa has played all 18 league matches for CSKA Moscow this season, the winger was the hero in the Moscow derby as he scored the only goal in CSKA’s 1-0 win against Spartak Moscow in the Russian league on Sunday.

Arsenal, who are currently short of a firepower in attack, are yet to make a move for the Nigerian star.