Only a few years ago I used to complain that Chelsea were not signing enough young players ready for the first team. So often in the last few years Chelsea have wasted money on players like Deco and Shevchenko, who didn’t have a lot to offer when they arrived.
Now, after the signings of Romelu Lukaku and Thibaut Courtois last season, we have followed that with the signing of Eden Hazard. The 21-year-old does not seem to be the last signing we will make this summer. Even though there has been a lot of talk surrounding Hulk joining the club, it appears there is some time before the 25-year-old Brazilian comes to Stamford Bridge. According to FREEbets, Victor Moses is just 8/13 to join Chelsea.
One player whom not many would have expected to arrive this season has been Victor Moses. The 21-year-old has been in stunning form for Wigan in the last 6 months. Since he could be available for as little as £6 million even after paying the fees set by the tribunal, I do not see why he would not become the next Daniel Sturridge at the club.
Even though it would be tough for Moses to get games initially, he has everything in his locker to be successful at Chelsea. From what I have seen from him this season, he is at least better than Salomon Kalou is.
“I know how these things work, but I’m not getting involved in a slanging match. All I will say is, how did Vic end up at Wigan, when he could have gone to Manchester City? Who took him to Wigan?,” said his agent in response to criticism from Wigan Chairman Dave Whelan.
Moses has been criticised for his lack of an end product. However, it was the same criticism levied at Salomon Kalou, but the Ivorian managed six years at the club before departing this season.
It is quite conceivable that the Chelsea first team would have Torres, Hazard and Moses or Sturridge in the starting line-up next season. That is a mouth-watering prospect that club would like to have. The arrival of Hulk would be detrimental to the growth of Sturridge. The arrival of Moses, on the other hand, would be beneficial because it provides some real competition.
It is all very exciting up front, but there seems to be no action when it comes to the defence. After the departure of Alex, Chelsea have become thin in this area. The departure of Jose Bosingwa will once more create a void. So far, French international Debuchy has been the only defender linked with the club in recent weeks.
Ideally, the club needs one more right back and a central defender to cope with the fixture demands next season especially as there will be a lot of matches due to the UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup commitments.
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