Leicester table £22m bid for CSKA Moscow striker Ahmed Musa

first_img Ahmed Musa netted 18 goals for title-winning CSKA Moscow this season 1 Leicester City have made a fresh £22million bid for CSKA Moscow striker Ahmed Musa, according to the Russian club’s manager.Foxes boss Claudio Ranieri is expected to strengthen his squad this summer as the Premier League champions look to defend their title next season, as well as juggle the demands of the Champions League.Leicester tried to sign Nigeria international Musa in January and had a bid turned down.But CSKA boss Leonid Slutsky has revealed the club have returned with a new, improved offer.Speaking to Russian sports channel Match TV, CSKA boss  Slutsky said: “The British club offered a bit less than E30million [£22.86million].“A few days ago, Musa approached me and asked: ‘When is he [Claudio Ranieri] back from holiday?’ I told him: ‘I am not Ranieri, I do not know.’“I do not know for sure [if Leicester have resumed negotiations] because these negotiations are dealt with by management, but I think the probability is very high.”Musa scored 18 goals this season as CSKA won the Russian Premier League title and the 23-year-old is currently away on international duty with the Nigeria squad.Meanwhile, reports in Germany suggest Hoffenheim will try to sign Andrej Kramaric on a permanent deal following the Leicester striker’s impressive loan spell with the Bundesliga club.Kramaric, who joined the Foxes in January last year in a £7million deal, spent the second half of the 2015-16 campaign at Hoffenheim and scored five goals with four assists to help them avoid relegation.last_img read more