Official: Long-serving Chelsea midfielder completes move to Russian giants

Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses has finalised a loan move to Russian giants, Spartak Moscow.

The 29-year-old versatile midfielder will join the Russian giants on a temporary switch until the end of the season.

Moses, who spent spells on loan with Turkish giants, Fenerbahce and Serie A heavyweights Inter Milan last campaign, is not in favour with the West London club head-coach, Frank Lampard.

The Nigerian midfielder has not played for the Blues in more than two years and his move to Russia marks his sixth spell away from Stamford Bridge after he has joined them eight years ago back in 2012.

Spartak still have a week left in the Russian transfer window and have been looking to secure services of a wing-back.

The club also previously enquired about the Spurs full-back Serge Aurier, however, are now closing in on Moses.

The 29-year-old’s sixth spell away from Stamford Bridge after joining the club in 2012.

His most successful campaign in the Blues shirt came during Antonio Conte’s reign with the head-coach converting him to a right wing-back, helping the team win the Premier League trophy back in 2017.

His last games in a Blue shirt came in September 2018 and he is not believed to be part of Frank Lampard’s future plans.