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Musa Makes Worst Players In Premier League History List

Musa Makes Worst Players In Premier League History List

Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa was included in fourfourtwo’s Premier League’s 50 worst players list, Completesports.com reports.

The list saw Musa ranked at number 44 in the list that also had former Nigerian striker Ade Akinbiyi.

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Musa joined then Premier League champions Leicester City in 2016 but had a forgettable time there.

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He scored just two goals in 21 appearances for Leicester before joining Saudi Arabia club Al-Nassr.

Commenting on Musa’s time at Leicester, fourfourtwo wrote: “In the glow of their Premier League-winning season, Leicester broke their transfer record to bring Musa to England for £16.6m from CSKA Moscow.

“The Nigerian forward has always been an unremarkable and patchy player who, most importantly, didn’t have a natural place in the Foxes side. At no point in his 18 months at the King Power Stadium (33 games, five goals) did Musa’s transfer ever look likely to be remotely successful.”

Other names on the list are Radamel Falcao, Yaya Sanago and Sebastien Squillaci who both played for Arsenal, Senegal’s Salif Diao who featured for Liverpool and for Brazilian and Bolton Wanderers striker Mario Jardel.

By James Agberebi 

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  • GLORY 1 year ago

    Trash assessment, only good for pit toilet. Premiership too over hyped to tell how good a player is. Nonsense. Continue to ride High Musa, your great talent is obvious for the world to see. You have always proved yourselves amongst the best, on the highest stage and when performance is needed most. Who reckons with premiership talkless of Leicester? definitely not I n I. Lol. Waiting for thumbs down which I enjoy more than thumbs up to buy your voice.

  • Everybody knows Musa is a flash in the pan not consistent only performs against lowly teams always has this luck of scoring goals that clouds the managers judgement (iam talking national team level), it always coincides with a period when he is supposed to be dropped for a more talented player. needless to say because of his lucky goal the other player is overlooked Musa is given the nod in the all important next game. what does Musa do goes on to dissapoint woefully to the point of even missing clear cut chances over running the ball or just being quite simply easily dispossessed of the ball. THIS GUY IS A FLASH IN THE PAN PLAYER.

    • Dr. Drey 1 year ago

      …..but he still remains Nigeria’s all time top scorer at the highest level (World cup). That’s all that matters.

      Football is a result based sport. Nothing concern us about how water enter coconut.

  • _ Where did it go wrong for Musa in the EPL? _

    After starting so well with smashing goals against Barcelona, it would go downhill soon afterwards for Ahmed Musa at Leicester City. At a point, the now-Saudi based winger was just playing for the Leicester Under-23s; it was that bad.

    I am not surprised Musa made the list for some of the worst signings in the English Premer League history – an unenviable badge he shares with Julius Aghaowa whose brief stint for Wigan Athletic was arguably worse.

    The 2002 World Cup goal scoring gymnast managed 20 caps and 0 goals in a wretched stay at the English Premier League before being hurled off to Kayserispor in Turkey the following season.

    Why didn’t it work for Musa?

    His partnership with Jamie Vardy was expected to revive the tantalising spirit of iconic combos like Manchester United’s Yorke and Cole but that proved to be a false storm.

    In fact, Musa was meant to be used as a support striker whereas his best position was operating more from the flanks. As it became clearer that this was not working, key stakeholders had lost faith with him.

    The final nail in the coffin was the sacking of the coach who brought him to the club – Cladio Ranieri. Already, regarded as ‘damaged goods’ subsequent coaches more or less froze Musa out of the team almost entirely.

    His chances of making the 2018 was in serious jeopardy before going on loan back to Cska Moscow where the real Ahmed Musa was revived. From managing just 2 goals in 20 games for Leicester, Musa scored 6 goals in 10 games on loan to CSKA in just 6 months!

    What a huge difference working in a wonderful work environment makes. Where managers believe in you, accommodate you and push you to be the best you can be.

    So, whereas Musa is in the list of the top 50 worst English Premer League players, he made the top 33 of the best players in the Russian Premier League in 2013.

    I stand to be corrected but I think Ahmed Musa must be one of the most decorated African players ever to grace the Russian Premier League.

    Whilst with CSKA Moscow, his achievements included:

    Russian Premier League (3 times): 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16
    Russian Cup: 2012–13
    Russian Super Cup: 2013, 2014
    Russian Cup top scorer: 2013.

    The 27 year old Super Eagles World Cup legend was treated well in Russia hence the results were there for all to see.

    Perhaps there should be a category for the top 50 badly treated players in the English Premer League!

    • Correction : **his chances of making the 2018 World Cup was in jeopardy**