Three reasons Aston Villa must win the race to sign Ahmed Musa
According to reports in the Hull Daily Mail, Aston Villa have joined Hull City in the race to sign out of favour Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa, who cost the Foxes £16m in the summer of 2016, during the January transfer window.
The Tigers tried to sign the 25-year-old towards the end of the summer window as their boss Leonid Slutsky knows Musa well having managed him during the duo’s time with CSKA Moscow, but the attacker decided to stay and try and fight for his place at the King Power Stadium.
However, the Hull Daily Mail now says that after one appearance in all competitions this term – in which he found the net – the Nigeria international, who is valued at £15.3m by transfermarkt.com, is considering his options again, and he could be open to leaving either in January or next summer with Hull and Villa both keen.
Meawnhile, Steve Bruce’s side find themselves in sixth position in the Championship standings heading into the busy festive period, and he may look to strengthen his squad in the New Year to ensure they win promotion back to the Premier League this season.
Here are three reasons the Midlands outfit must win the race to sign Musa…