Leicester City have agreed a fee with CSKA Moscow to sign Nigerian forward Ahmed Musa.
According to reports, the Premiership league Champions have agreed to buy the youngster for $21 million (18.8 million euros).
Musa’s agent, Tony Harris, also confirmed the Leicester City. “Everything has been finalized and Musa will be in England for his medical on Wednesday,” he told BBC Sport.
CSKA Moscow coach Leonid Slutsky confirmed on Sunday that Musa was leaving the club to move to the Premier League.
“He’ll be leaving Tuesday… If you look at the way things are done over there you’ll see he is a player just made for English football.”
The 23-year-old began playing in Moscow since 2012, enjoying his most prolific season in front of goal in 2015-16, scoring 13 goals in 29 Russian Premier League outings.
Musa is no doubt one of fans’ favourite in Russia, haven scored 54 goals in 168 games.
The Super Eagles vice captain reportedly turned down offers from other Premier League sides, Southampton, Everton and West Ham before opting to pitch tenths with Leicester City.
Ahmed Musa made his international debut against Madagascar in September 2010 and has scored 11 times in 58 appearances for the Super Eagles.
He scored twice in Nigeria’s 3-2 loss to Argentina at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, becoming the first Nigerian to score twice in a World Cup finals match.
His first goal in that Group F game was Nigeria’s fastest at the tournament, coming after just four minutes.
This is Leicester’s second signing since winning the English Premier League, the first was Sporting Gijon defender Luis Hernandez on a free transfer.