Jubilation As Former Super Eagles Striker Offered Contract Extension by Top European Club

Jubilation As Former Super Eagles Striker Offered Contract Extension by Top European Club

Babajide Orevba
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
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  • Victor Moses has signed a contract extension at Spartak Moscow and will remain at the Russian Premier League club until 2024
  • The Nigerian international permanently joined the club in 2021 from English Premier League outfit Chelsea
  • Moses expressed delight over the new contract, saying he will do everything within his ability to help the club

Russian side Spartak Moscow have handed Nigerian star Victor Moses a contract extension that will see him remain at the club until 2024, Complete Sports reports.

The 31-year-old joined the club on a permanent deal in July 2021 having spent the previous campaign on loan from English Premier League side Chelsea.

Moses has been impressive for Spartak Moscow and the club said in a statement that he has been offered an additional contract.

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Victor Moses to remain at Spartak Moscow until 2024. Photo: Complete Sports
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The club Twitted:

“We’re pleased to announce that Victor [Moses] has signed an additional contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2024. Well deserved.”

Reacting to the announcement, Moses expressed his happiness on extending his stay at the club and promised to help the club achieve their objectives.

He said, as per GOAL:

“I can say with full confidence that Spartak is my club,” said the former Chelsea winger as quoted by the club’s social media pages.
“I’m happy to be part of the red-white family until at least 2024.
“I will continue to help the team achieve their goals. I fell in love with everyone at Spartak and I’m really happy to be here!”

Victor Osimhen on Arsenal’s radar

Meanwhile, English giants Arsenal are reportedly desperate in signing a new striker as Nigerian youngster Victor Osimhen is said to be on their radar.

The Gunners’ boss Mikel Arteta is hoping to improve his squad’s attack, but he will need to convince Italian side Napoli to sell the Super Eagles player.

It was gathered that Tottenham are also monitoring the player’s situation in Italy as Antonio Conte is also said to be interested.

Since losing former captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Spanish giants Barcelona in the January transfer window, Arsenal are in need of another striker.

Ighalo set for Super Eagles return

Sports Brief earlier reported that the president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, disclosed that Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia striker Odion Ighalo will return for the World Cup playoffs vs Ghana.

The Super Eagles will take on the Black Stars in March in a double-legged fixture and one of the teams will progress to the World Cup finals in Qatar.

Ighalo could not honour national call up for the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon due to issues with the club.

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Babajide Orevba is a CAF accredited Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.