ANTONIO CONTE says he is surprised at Victor Moses’ superb performances this year.
GETTYAntonio Conte has been surprised by Chelsea’s Victor MosesThe Nigerian midfielder appeared to have no future at Stamford Bridge after a spell of underwhelming loan spells away from west London.However, the 25-year-old looks reborn under Conte in an unfamiliar wing-back role.
Victor Moses celebrates scoring for ChelseaAnd his efforts have even taken his manager by surprise.After Chelsea’s 2-0 over Southampton, Conte said: “This role is very important in this system.”You must have good stamina and quality to play as wing-backs.
Victor Moses has been reborn under Antonio Conte at Chelsea“I ask my wing-backs to do offensive and defensive work.”Moses is a great surprise in this aspect. We know Moses as a winger, but he’s playing in a fantastic way.
“Also [Marcos] Alonso, it wasn’t easy to go in to the English league and play in this way, and I’m pleased.“In this role, Pedro also can play, in the same way as Moses.Ivanovic or Aina can play a more defensive role as wing-back.”SOURCE: dailystar.co.uk