Super Eagles’ captain, Ahmed Musa has set aside his short term deal at Kano Pillars in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) to join forces with Fatih Karagumruk of Turkey, megasportsarena.com reports.
This is sequel to confirmation of a deal for the fleet-footed attacker-cum-winger, who has also previously played for JUTH of Jos, VV Van Venlo of Netherlands, CSKA Moscow of Russia, Leicester City of England and Al-Nassr of Saudi Arabia.
He retraced his steps back to Kano after falling out with Al-Nassr and then failed to get deals with CSKA as well as West Bromwich Albion of England, but his ‘gamble’ appears to have paid off handsomely.
This is sequel to a report by Turkish publication, Skorer that Musa has agreed to join Fatih Karagumruk, a modest Turkish Super Lig side based in the country’s bustling capital, Istanbul, but are yet to win any major trophy.
Musa is set to land in Turkey to complete the transfer, which he will sign as a free agent after an agreement he had with Pillars to leave anytime an offer comes his way, even as he starred for the NPFL former champions in the past six months.
During his time with Sai Masu Gida, Musa provided an assist in nine appearances and the top Nigerian goals scorer at the World Cup, who was previously linked with Galatasaray and Besiktas in the Turkish Lig,
A report by allnigeriasoccer.com adds: “Musa is in Istanbul right now with his English-based agent Tony Harris to finalize his switch to Fatih Karagumruk.
“The 28-year-old will complete a physical examination on Thursday before signing a two-year contract with an option for an additional season, if all goes well.
“A two-time World Cupper, Musa is nearing a century of caps for the Super Eagles after making his senior debut at the age of 17.”