Leicester City attacker, Ahmed Musa has found his first goal in Nigeria’s 2-0 win against Iceland named among the very best so far at this year’s World Cup, according to rating by globally renowned television channel, Cable News Network (CNN).
CNN described Musa’s first of two goals as a delight to watch as he skillfully brought down a cross from Victor Moses mid-air, but barely allowed it touch the pitch before smashing the ball into the roof of the net with a half volley from inside the box.
Listed along with Musa in the CNN special survey are Portugal’s Ricardo Quaresma (versus Iran), Spain’s Nacho (versus Portugal).
Soccer fans are now expected to cast votes in the poll for the best goal among the four nominated goals while voting would end on Saturday.
This comes at point reports indicate that Leicester City have told one of Musa’s summer transfer suitors, Galatasary of Turkey they will have to pay in excess of £20m If they want to buy the Nigerian forward.
The English Premier League champions are not keen on sanctioning Musa’s sale, after his goals and impressive performance for Nigeria at the World Cup, hence the hefty fee for any club to buy him permanently.
Musa emerged as the star of Nigeria at the World Cup 2018 in Russia despite the Super Eagles crashing out in the group stage with his brace handing Nigeria their only win at the tournament, the 2-0 win over Iceland.
Galatasary have been trying to lure the forward who spent the second half of last season on loan to CSKA Moscow to join them even before his current exploit at the World Cup in Russia, however they were interested in having him on loan.
Leicester are not open to allowing the 25 year old leave on loan, hence a fee for his permanent transfer has been mentioned for interested teams which includes fellow English Premier ship side Brighton and Hove Albion as well as newly promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The former Kano Pillars forward who was once described by the coach who groomed him Ahmed Ibrahim popularly referred to as coach Bros as a big game player will meet with Leicester City next week to discuss his future.