Thursday, 23 August 2012

Chelsea set to sign Moses as Wigan accept bid

Chelsea are set to sign
Nigeria forward Victor
Moses from Wigan
after the European
champions finally met
the Latics’ asking price.
The Blues had seen
four bids for Moses
rejected by Wigan
chairman Dave Whelan
during the course of a
fractious transfer saga
that had lasted since
the end of last season.
infuriated Chelsea by
speaking publicly
about the negotiations
in a bid to drive up the
But Chelsea boss
Roberto Di Matteo is on
the verge of getting his
man at the fifth
attempt after Wigan
confirmed they have
accepted an improved
offer and have given
the 21-year-old
permission to discuss a
contract with the west
London club.
“The club can confirm
that after four
unsuccessful bids from
Chelsea for Victor
Moses, a fifth bid has
today finally met the
valuation and terms
set by Wigan Athletic
and been accepted. The
player has been given
permission to speak
with Chelsea,” a
statement on Wigan’s
website confirmed.
It has been reported
that Wigan were
demanding around £9
million for Moses, who
joined the Latics from
Crystal Palace in 2010
and has risen to
prominence after a
series of impressive
displays last season.

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