Former Super Eagles’ star, Victor Moses has joined Turkish side Fenerbahce on loan until the rest of the season having turned down the chance to make a permanent move to China, according to Chelsea.
Chelsea wanted to sell the player outright during this January transfer window following his demotion in the first team by Maurizio Sarri.
But he turned down the chance to move to China, opting to go to Turkey on a temporary deal. His current contract With Chelsea runs until 2021, but he has failed to make an impact under Maurizio Sarri.
Moses was a key part of Antonio Conte’s team during Chelsea’s Premier League title win in 2016-17 and remained a regular in the side the following year.
He thrived as a right wing-back in Conte’s preferred 3-4-3 system having previously been a bit-part player for the Blues.
But with Sarri switching to a 4-3-3 upon his arrival from Napoli over the summer, Moses has been limited to just five appearances in all competitions.
He has mostly been deployed as a wide forward, and he will now be looking to reinvigorate his career in Turkey.
Fenerbahce are struggling for form themselves this season, and currently sit 15th in the Super Lig table having won just three league matches.
They are only two points off the bottom of the table and are in serious danger of suffering relegation from the top-flight.
Moses is one of a number of players whom Chelsea are looking to move on during the winter window.