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Victor Moses Chelsea forward speaks on his wing-back role

Moses is finally enjoying his time at Chelsea after spending three seasons on loan at Liverpool, Stoke City and West Ham. 

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Moses is finally enjoying his time at Chelsea after spending three seasons on loan at Liverpool, Stoke City and West Ham. 

Chelsea forward Victor Moses has revealed that he never dreamt of playing at the wing-back position but insists that he is enjoying every moment of it.

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte first deployed Moses as a right wing-back in Chelsea 2-0 win at Hull City and since then the forward has impressed.

Victor Moses play Victor Moses (Chelsea FC via Getty Images)


The 25-year-old scored in Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Tottenham on Saturday, November 26 and was also named Man of the Match.

That was his second Man of the Match award in November as he was also named the PFA Fans Player of the Month award.


I have never played that position before in my career, I never dreamt of playing it,” Moses told Sky Sports.

Conte switched to his favoured 3-5-2 formation after their 3-0 loss at Arsenal in the Premier League in September.

Victor Moses play Victor Moses was first used as a wing-back in Chelsea 2-0 win at Hull City (Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

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In training the next day, I saw myself in a different opposition, am I playing right wing or right back,” Moses revealed his confusion.

At the same time it was a lot of fun because I get to get a lot of the ball.”

“I am ready to play any position,” Moses continued. “I was a central midfielder (Crystal) Palace, it doesn’t matter what position I play as long as they manager believe in me.

“I have played as a centre-back, central midfielder, defensive midfielder, attacking midfielder, striker, and now a wing-back.”

Moses is finally enjoying his time at Chelsea after spending three seasons on loan at Liverpool, Stoke City and West Ham

Victor Moses play Victor Moses is finally enjoying his time at Chelsea after three loan moves (REUTERS)


The Nigeria international says it is all down to Conte who believed in him.

I have had to wait a long time to get my opportunity at this club, and the manager came in and believed me, gave me the faith and I really appreciate,” Moses said.

During pre-season, he saw something in me and thought I was very good and he gave me the chance.

When you get a manager that actually believes in you to give you the opportunity to express yourself and enjoy your football again is really important to me as a player.

He came up to me and he was like ‘I like you as a player and I want you to stay, I don’t you to go on loan’.

“That gave me a lot of boost and confidence to even work a lot harder.

“I have always believed in the ability that I have got and I know I have something to contribute to this team.”

All three loans the forward spent away from Chelsea was under former coach Jose Mourinho and the forward insinuated that the Portuguese boss never spoke to him.

Victor Moses and Jose Mourinho play Victor Moses says Jose Mourinho never spoke to him (EPA)


It was frustrating during pre-season when you know you have done very well and a manager never spoke to you and someone came up to you and tell you are not in his plan,” Moses said.

“I felt frustrated going on loan but I had to keep my head down and do my work.

The former Wigan forward spent the 2014–2015 season at Stoke City which was his favourite club of the three clubs he joined on loan during his first four years at Chelsea.

  play Moses says his most enjoyable loan was at Stoke City with Mark Hughes (Getty Images)


“I had a good time at Stoke, Mark Hughes was a great manager to work under,” he revealed.

He really helped me and talked to me all the time, the only thing that stopped me there was the injuries I had.”

Speaking on his PFA Fans Player of the Month award, the forward thanked his teammates for helping him achieve the feat.

Chelsea face a difficult trip to the Etihad Stadium for the Premier League clash with Manchester City on Saturday, December 3 and Moses is confident ahead of the game.

Victor Moses and Willian play Victor Moses is confident Chelsea can win away at Manchester City (Ian Hodgson/Dailymail)


City is a big team, they have big players but the premier league has no easy team,” Moses.

The Premier League is getting tougher and tougher and this season is very hard, and you can see from the point difference from fourth to top.

“We are working hard in training, we have big players. Collectively and individually, we have players that can create and score goals.

It is going to be a massive game, City is going to want to prove a point but we are going there with a plan and hopefully we come out with the three points.

Chelsea going into the game top of the table while City are third.

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