Victor Moses Leaves Chelsea After 9 Years, Joins Spaktar Moscow On Permanent Deal
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By Amaechi Agbo
After years of being loaned out to clubs successively, former Super Eagles attacker, Victor Moses has left Chelsea and joined Russia side, Spartak Moscow on permanent deal after nine years in the West London.
The Nigerian international spent the 2020/2021 season on loan in Russia, where he made 20 appearances last season.
However The Blues confirmed Friday that the 2017 EPL Winner has Departed the club once and and for all.
“Victor Moses has today completed a permanent transfer to Spartak Moscow,” the club said
“The move brings to an end the wideman’s nine-year Chelsea career, good luck Victor!”
Moses made 128 appearances across nine years at Chelsea after signing for the club from Wigan Athletic in
A series of loan moves during his time with the Blues saw Moses play for Liverpool, Stoke City, West Ham United, Fenerbahce, Inter Milan and finallly Spartak
Moses’ standout season at Chelsea came in 2016/17 when the player was deployed as a right wing-back under Antonio Conte.
The winger impressed in pre-season under the Italian, who later brought him to Inter Milan, and Conte decided to keep Moses for the season – a decision which paid off when Chelsea switched to a three at the back formation.
Moses made 40 appearances, playing in all but four of the Blues Premier League games on the way to winning the Premier League title. He was dismissed in the FA Cup Final against Arsenal but made up for it a year later, beating Manchester United to lift the FA Cup trophy.
During his time at Chelsea, Moses also impressed for Nigeria as the Lagos-born international headed to South Africa to compete in the African Cup of Nations during
his first season in Blue.
Moses was influential, creating and scoring goals as Nigeria won the tournament for the first time in 18 years.