Premier League Blocks Burnley From Rescuing Victor Moses In Russia
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By Ebube Dike
Former Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses expected move to English Premiership have been blocked by the league organisers Best Choices Sports understands
EPL strugglers, Burnley have made unsuccessful bid to bring the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations AFCON winner to Turf Moore
Moses currently with Sparkta Moscow is among several foreign players stranded in the war torn Russia-Ukraine Crisis
The Premier League has reportedly vetoed Burnley’s bid to save Moses from the agony of being stuck in limbo in Russia.
Following the outbreak of conflict between the Russia and Ukraine, UEFA and FIFA confirmed that teams could register footballers from the Russian and Ukrainian leagues.
Foreign players with contracts in both countries were able to put their contracts on hold until June and play for another team.
Burnley wanted to add Moses to their roster to help them avoid relegation, but the Premier League refused to allow it because “it would compromise the competition’s sporting integrity
Following a successful loan term with Spartak Moscow in 2020-2021, the former Liverpool loanee ended a nine-year affiliation with Chelsea last summer by signing a permanent agreement with the Russian Premier League team.
Moses, who won the Premier League with Chelsea in 2017, also played for Wigan Athletic, Liverpool, Stoke City, and West Ham United, scoring 20 goals in 220 appearances.