Sunday, September 1, 2013
Victor Moses joins Liverpool on loan
English Premier League side, Liverpool, are likely to get more
Nigerian fans in the days ahead as reports coming from England
suggests that the Reds have sealed a season long loan-deal for Chelsea
and Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses.
The deal for Moses is coming on the eve of the transfer deadline as
Coach Brendan Rodgers attempts to dot theI's and cross the t's for
Liverpool who are gunning for atleast a top four finish this season
having missed out in recent times.
Moses was at the Merseyside on Saturday for his medicals as he had to
leave Stamford Bridge for Anfield to guarantee himself more playing
time this season; a privilege that has eluded him since the return of
Jose Mourinho to Chelsea.
According to the U.K. Guardian, Liverpool has agreed a £1m loan deal
and would also pay Moses' £55,000 weekly wage throughout the loan
Moses, a key member of the Super Eagles, was signed by Chelsea from
Wigan Athletic last summer for £9m, he has however further slipped
down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge after the summer arrivals of
Willian and André Schürrle, as well as Kevin De Bruyne's return from
his loan spell at Werder Bremen.
Chelsea have signed a number of players capable of operating from
attacking midfield and the 23-year-old has been granted permission to
seek first-team football elsewhere and also boost his World Cup
appearance for Nigeria.
Liverpool are expected to tie up all the loose ends before Monday's