(Video) £16m signing Ahmed Musa scores first goal for Leicester City as Foxes fires three past Crystal Palace

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Leicester City broke their transfer record to sign Nigerian forward Ahmed Musa for £16m this summer – as reported by BBC Sport in July.

And Musa began to repay that fee on Saturday when he scored his first goal for the Foxes, who beat Crystal Palace 3-1 at the King Power Stadium.

Musa was assisted by fellow new boy Islam Slimani, while last season’s top-scorer Jamie Vardy spend most of the match on the bench, resting following his Champions League exertions in midweek.

Although Slimani will be credited with an assist, this was very much a solo stunner from Musa, who scored 54 times in 168 games for former club CSKA Moscow.

Shinji Okazaki then scored Leicester’s second goal, before Christian Fuchs bagged their third.

Yohan Cabaye netted for Palace five minutes from full time, but it was too little, too late.

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