Transfer news

Chelsea confirm Moses capture

August 24, 2012
By ESPN staff

Chelsea have announced the completed signing of Wigan Athletic forward Victor Moses for an undisclosed fee.

Victor Moses has finally completed a long-anticipated transfer to Chelsea
PA PhotosVictor Moses has finally completed a long-anticipated transfer to Chelsea

Moses, 21, completes a busy summer of transfers for Chelsea, following Cesar Azpilicueta, Marko Marin and Edin Hazard through the doors at Stamford Bridge.

A former Crystal Palace youngster, Nigeria international Moses joined Wigan in January 2010 and, after a slow start, made an impression with a series of bright displays in the 2011-12 season.

Able to play from either flank, as an attacking-midfielder or as a centre-forward, the lively forward offers a variety of options to new manager Roberto Di Matteo - a point the manager touched upon in his Friday press-conference.

The completion of the transfer follows a summer-long transfer saga, which has seen negotiations with Wigan conducted in a very public manner.