Moses scores for Spartak Moscow a day after leaving Chelsea
The 30-year-old celebrated his permanent move to Moscow with a goal as his side drew in the friendly at Landskron Stadium
Victor Moses celebrated his move to Spartak Moscow by scoring a goal as his side were content with a 2-2 draw with Slovenia’s PrvaLiga NK cBravo team at Landskron Stadium on Friday.
The 30-year-old signed a two-year contract with the People’s side on Friday to end a nine-year stint with Chelsea after the club triggered a clause that allows them to sign him permanently after they qualify for the Champions League next season.
And immediately after making his transfer permanent, the former Super Eagle was in great shape for the Moscow squad as he played for 72nd minutes in his first start this season and after they lost 1-0 thanks in Miha Kancilija’s opener, he leveled things off at half-time with a well-taken end.
In the match attended by Spartak board chairman Leonid Fedun, general manager Yevgeny Melezhikov and sporting director Dmitry Popov, they beat Zelimkhan Bakaev 2-1 before Sandi Ogrinec leveled things for Bravo. in the 85th minute.
On July 5, the last day of training camp in Austria, Spartak will play with Croatian Sibenik.
Last season, the former Liverpool midfielder helped Spartak to finish second in the Russian top flight with his contribution of four goals and two assists in 19 league appearances.
His 82nd-minute goal earned Spartak a 2-2 draw against Akhmat Grozny in the last Premier League game of the season and ultimately sealed his second place on the table and a comeback in the elite European competition in La next season.
Friday’s deal ended Moses’ nine-year stint at Chelsea, after joining the Blues from Wigan Athletic in 2012.
During his time at Stamford Bridge, the former Nigeria international has been on loan six times with stays in Liverpool, Stoke City, West Ham United, Fenerbahce, Inter Milan and Spartak Moscow.
He has also won several laurels at Chelsea, including two Europa League titles, the FA Cup and the Premier League crown.
During his various stints in the Premier League, the 30-year-old has made 220 appearances and scored 20 goals.
Moses’ last game for Chelsea came in the 2018-19 season, when he appeared as a second-half substitute in a 3-1 Europa League win over BATE Borisov.
Moses ‘last Premier League game came in the Hammers’ 2-1 loss to Stoke in May 2016, with the winger subsequently making the decision to move to Turkey and join Fenerbahce, where he remained for two seasons.