The calls for the coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr to drop Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa from his squad for the upcoming crucial World Cup 2018 Qualifiers tie against Zambia has become louder than ever.
Rohr has included Musa in all of his squad since taking over as coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, despite the limited game time the forward is currently enduring at Leicester City since his move last summer.
Musa saw a deadline day move to Hull City fall through on transfer deadline day, leaving him with no choice but to remain at Leicester City where he is yet to get a minute of action for the first team this season.
However he played for the U23s and picked up two assists against their Chelsea counterparts, but his bit part role at the club has lead to calls for him to be dropped by the Franco-German coach.
” Musa is no doubt in danger of losing his spot in the national team. Rohr loves him because he is very popular in the dressing room, well respected and loved by his team-mates “, an aide to the coach told Owngoalnigeria.com.
” The fact that he is not getting games at Leicester City is a big worry for the technical crew. On the pitch his pace helps the team when we want to play counter attacking football and he is very dedicated to the course of the team, but for now his form isn’t the best.
” It’s up to the coach to decide on calling him up, and the last time I checked he belong to an exclusive list of senior players in the team which the coach love to have around the young players”. He concluded