Spartak Moscow have announced that they have signed long-serving Chelsea winger Victor Moses on a permanent deal
Initially signed as a squad player, Moses failed to nail down a starting berth at Chelsea after joining from Wigan in 2012 and has spent most of his time at the club shopped out on loans.
Moses spent last season on loan at Spartak, making 19 appearances in the Russian Premier League, where he registered four goals and four assists in Russia, and helped his side to a second-place finish behind Zenit St. Petersburg.
Now, he has secure a permanent move away from the club after signing a two-year deal with the Russians, They posted on the club website: “We’re delighted to announce that we have completed the permanent transfer of Victor Moses from Chelsea. After a successful loan spell last season, Victor has chosen to extend his contract with us for another two years, and will now stay around until 2023.
“A graduate of the Crystal Palace youth academy, Moses made his way up the ladder in English football and joined Chelsea FC in 2012. Over the decade, Victor played for some of football’s most prestigious clubs including Inter Milan and Liverpool. Playing a massive part in Antonio Conte’s squad, Victor won the 2016/17 Premier League with the London outfit and was also part of two Europa League triumphs in England.
“At international level, Moses won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations with Nigeria, and was an integral part of the Super Eagles’ World Cup campaigns in Brazil and Russia. Last season, Victor scored and assisted four goals each after joining us in October. Most notably, he scored the goal that secured our passage into the UEFA Champions League for the upcoming season.
“Everybody at Spartak is excited to watch more of Moses over the next two years, and wish him nothing but the best.”