Arsenal vs CSKA Moscow – Betting Tips and Predictions

Arsenal will welcome Russian side CSKA Moscow in the first leg of Europa League quarterfinal at Emirates Stadium on Thursday. After a disastrous league campaign, Arsenal have pinned all their hopes on the competition this season. The Gunners are basically out of the top-four race in the league and now winning Europa League represents their only hope of silverware and qualification to Champions League. They have picked up some form in the recent weeks, and they have won their last four games in all competitions while conceding just one goal.…

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Leicester City set to break record transfer fee to sign striker

Premier League champions Leicester City are close to paying a club record fee of £16m in order to complete the signing of Nigerian international striker Ahmed Musa from CSKA Moscow, according to the Telegraph. The 23-year-old is understood to have been regularly scouted by Leicester City personnel over the past year, with his agent – Tony Harris – confirming to that Musa is on the brink of moving to the Foxes. “Everything is finalised and Musa will soon be in England for his medical,” said Harris, who was revealed earlier…

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Everton close to sealing deal for Senegalese striker

Everton are close to sealing a £13.5million deal to sign Senegalese international striker Oumar Niasse from CSKA Moscow, according to The Daily Mail. The striker has impressed in the Russian top-flight. Niasse arrived at the Toffees Finch Farm training ground earlier today and has now travelled to have a medical in Liverpool city centre. The striker has enjoyed a very good year for Lokomotiv Moscow and has scored 13 times in 21 appearances and also supplied eight assists in all competitions for Lokomotiv. The 25-year-old has previously been linked with…

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Newcastle sign striker and still interested in Baggies star

Relegation-threatened Newcastle have added to their attacking options by signing Senegalese striker Seydou Doumbia on-loan for the rest of the season from Serie A club Roma, according to the BBC. The Magpies are also reportedly looking into signing West Brom striker Saido Berahino. The 28-year-old made his name in European football at Russian giants CSKA Moscow, scoring a very creditable 66 goals in 108 league appearances for CSKA. Doumbia only moved to Italy in the winter transfer window in 2015, but failed to settle in the eternal city. The Magpies…

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Man Utd vs CSKA Moscow – Match preview and team news

Manchester United will be keen to gain maximum points from the first of two consecutive home games in Champions League Group B as they take on CSKA Moscow with the two sides level on four points. This, and the next European outing at Old Trafford against PSV Eindhoven, is likely to decide whether United make it through to the last 16, so manager Louis van Gaal will be determined to see more cutting edge in the final third than he has in recent matches. The group is finely poised, with…

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CSKA Moscow vs Man Utd – Match preview and team news

Manchester United can put themselves in a strong position in Champions League Group B with a win away to CSKA Moscow, with the two sides currently level on three points. Indeed, all four teams in the section are on the same points tally after two games, with United having recovered from their opening loss to PSV Eindhoven by coming from behind to win at home to Wolfsburg in a hard-fought game which required them to cling on to their lead in the closing stages. Meanwhile, after losing in Germany on…

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