Chelsea loanee Victor Moses is highly unlikely to make his move to Turkish side Fenerbahçe into a permanent arrangement, despite the Super Lig side having an option to buy him.
The retired Nigerian international joined the Istanbul team on an 18 month loan from Chelsea in January this year, and made a strong contribution in his first campaign with them, scoring 4 goals in 14 appearances.
He also made a strong start to this season, scoring a goal and providing an assist in the opening day fixture against Gazisehir, before picking up an injury in the same game, and has not played since.
Fenerbahçe though are strapped for cash, after failing to secure European football for this season. In addition they face financial sanctions for failing to adhere to UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules. As a consequence, Moses’ wages of £75,000, and any signing-on fee that he may demand are beyond their current means.
As a result that the player will likely return to Chelsea at the end of the season.
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