OFFICIAL: Al Nassr release Nigeria captain Musa

OFFICIAL: Al Nassr release Nigeria captain Musa
Ahmed Musa (L) in action

by Staff Reporter

Monday Oct 26, 2020. 12:00

Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa is a free agent after parting ways with Saudi Arabian giants Al Nassr.

The Saudi Professional League side officially confirmed the 28-year-old’s departure from the club on Sunday night.

It has been reported that Musa has parted ways with the club mutually as he hopes to continue with his professional career in Europe.

Nicknamed the Najd Knights, Al Nassr released the following statement on their official Twitter account.

“Thank you Nigerian falcon, wishing you all the best in the future Ahmed Musa!,” Al Nassr tweeted.

Musa recently reportedly turned down an opportunity to join Turkish Super Lig champions Istanbul Basaksehir.

The speedy winger was still contracted Al-Nassr who he joined from English Premier League club Leicester City two years ago.

Musa had two years left on his contract with Al Nassr, who are perennial Saudi Professional League title contenders.

During his time with the Najd Knights, Musa won the Saudi Professional League title in the 2018/19 season and the 2019 Saudi Super Cup.

Musa has scored 15 goals in 87 appearances for Nigeria.

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