Turkish based Super Eagles defender Musa Muhammed would have to switch teams this January if he wants to keep his spot in the team.
Coach of the Nigeria senior team Gernot Rohr revealed that he is unhappy with Musa’s lack of playing time at high flying Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir , where he has only made three appearances. All in cup games.
Rparticularly on the look out for teams for the former captain of the Nigeria U-20 to help him gain enough playing time ahead of the resumption of the World Cup 2018 qualifiers.
In each national team you have players who can have problems in their clubs. I knew of this situation already in other countries, in Gabon, Niger and Burkina Faso. For example Alain Traorekina Faso. For example Alain Traore for Burkina Faso who didn’t play”, Rohr said will speaking on the inactivity of John Obi Mikel, Odion Ighalo and Ahmed Musa for their respective English teams.
“So this situation is not new for me. Now the January transfer window is open which means these players can change clubs. I had contact on Tuesday morining with one of our players in Turkey. So what we want to do now is help him find a club. Of course our job is also to help players to play or change clubs, to give good information to managers in order to make things work.
“We had problems with the right-back position and the player who is expected to play there, Musa Muhammed, has to change clubs too. When I don’t have players playing, I try to find those who are playing. Players are everywhere even those with double nationality.