Chelsea is delighted to announce that Victor Moses has extended his stay at the club till 2021, signing a new two year deal to his current deal.
The Nigerian who has been integral to Antonio Conte’s Chelsea since the Italian started his 3-4-3 formation on October 1, 2016, has extended his stay with the club till 2021. Moses contract was due to end in 2019 and has extended it to 2021 after some blistering performances from the Nigerian that has saw Chelsea rise to the top of the PL table with a 10 point difference. The 26 year old is deployed at the right wing back in Conte’s 3-4-3 formation and have been a regular since making a start on October 1.
Upon signing the contract extension, Moses said; ‘I feel very excited. I’m delighted to be here for another few years now and to sign a new deal. Now it’s time to concentrate on the team and keep working hard to make sure we win games and try to win the Premier League this season’. ‘We’re having a great season, I’m enjoying my football and we have a good manager here that has given every single one of us confidence. I just want to keep on enjoying it and working hard for the team’.
The contract extension was done by Chelsea’s technical director, Michael Emenalo who added that; ‘We are extremely pleased Victor has chosen to extend his contract with us. He is enjoying an excellent season and, under Antonio’s leadership, has proved to be an important member of the squad. ‘This new contract is testament to Victor’s hard work and dedication to succeed at Chelsea and we believe he will be a big part of our future success’.
Moses arrived at Chelsea in 2012 from Wigan Athletic and had a great first season at the club as he helped Chelsea win the 2013 Europa League title beating Benefica in the final. Change of managers saw Moses go on loan at Stoke, WestHam but was recalled back by Antonio Conte who were pleased with the Nigerian performances.
Moses has so far made 72 appearances for the Blues with 28 of them coming this season. He has scored 14 goals in his Chelsea career so far.