Tottenham and West Ham interested, but World Cup star denies transfer rumours

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CSKA Moscow forward Ahmed Musa has denied any knowledge of interest from Tottenham and West Ham.

The January transfer window is now upon us, and London rivals Tottenham and West Ham are bound to be linked with a number of players throughout the month.

Yet in the case of CSKA Moscow forward Ahmed Musa, both Spurs and West Ham have been touted as possible destinations for the Nigerian.

Musa, 22, has impressed since he first came to Europe at the age of 18, starring with Dutch side VVV Venlo before making a 2012 move to Moscow.

With 42 caps for Nigeria to his name already, Musa is one of the Super Eagles' star players, and proved his worth at the World Cup, scoring twice against Argentina - becoming the first Nigeria to ever hit a brace in a World Cup match.

Unsurprisingly, Premier League teams are being linked with a move for Musa, with eight goals in 24 games for CSKA this season - and according to reports in Nigeria, Spurs and West Ham were set to go head-to-head in order to sign the pacey forward.

However, Musa says that hasn't heard of any interest from either club, pouring cold water over any speculation of a move this month.

"I don’t know anything about the reported interest of Tottenham and West Ham in signing me," said Musa. "My club and my agent haven’t told me anything of such. I am here enjoying my holiday."

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