Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa is close to joining Turkish champions Galatasaray on loan from English club, Leicester City.
Turkish TV Channel A Spor, the 2017/18 Super Lig champions have reached a verbal agreement with the 25-year-old to spend next season on loan in Istanbul.
Musa spent the second half of last season on loan at Russian club CSKA Moscow after failing to nail down a regular berth under Frenchman Claude Puel. He did not feature in a league game and made just one appearance in the EFL Cup.
With his place in the Nigerian team ahead of the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia under jeopardy, he opted for a loan move back to his former club CSKA Moscow where he made his mark.
CSKA Moscow on Friday announced that Musa’s loan spell with them has officially expired. The pacy winger scored six goals and registered three assists in 10 league appearances for the club.
According to a report in Turkish newspaper, Milliyet, Musa is eager to join the Istanbul-based outfit and talks are ongoing between the two clubs over the loan move. Galatasaray will compete in the Champions League next season after winning the Turkish title last term.