Former Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa is training with West Bromwich Albion according to The Telegraph’s John Percy.
Sam Allardyce is desperate for attacking reinforcements as he looks to steer West Brom towards safety.
A new striker is top priority for Allardyce with several forwards linked to the club during this transfer window.
Ahmed Musa Training With West Bromwich Albion as They Look to Bolster Their Attack
The Forward is Hoping to Earn Contract at The Hawthorns
Nigerian international Musa is very talented and does have previous Premier League experience. He was Leicester’s record signing for a short period in 2016. However, his first spell in England didn’t quite go to plan.
He managed just two Premier Leagues goals in his only season with the club. Musa was eventually shipped out to Russia before joining Al-Nassr permanently in 2018.
Musa has been a free agent since leaving the Saudi Arabian side at the end of last year. He is training with the Baggies in hopes of earning a contract as well as maintaining his fitness.
Allardyce is desperate to boost the Baggies attack. A striker has been high on his agenda throughout this transfer window. The likes of Christian Benteke, Haris Seferovic, Mbaye Diagne and Andy Carroll have all been linked to the Baggies since the window opened.
Only Sheffield United and Burnley have scored fewer goals than West Brom this season. The Baggies have managed just 15 goals in their 19 league games. The likes of Karlan Grant, Hal Robson-Kanu and Callum Robinson have struggled to find the net on a consistent basis.
Musa is a very dangerous attacker when in form but arguably his better work comes from out wide. He would certainly enhance the Baggies’ options if he is offered a contract.
A short-term deal until the end of the season may suit all parties but Musa will have to prove his worth to Allardyce during the training sessions.