European champions Chelsea
completed a double transfer swoop for Olympique Marseille
defender Cesar Azpilicueta and Wigan Athletic winger Victor
Moses on Friday.
No fees were disclosed by the Londoners but media reports
said Spaniard Azpilicueta, 22, cost about seven million pounds
while Moses was bought for nine million pounds.
"I'm a right-back and my first mission is to defend for the
team but I also like to offer solutions offensively and I enjoy
going forward," the former Marseille player told the club
"I have watched a lot of Premier League football on
television. It will be difficult at first but I hope, given
time, I will be able to play well and adapt."
Azpilicueta, who is uncapped by Spain, started his career at
Osasuna before leaving La Liga for Marseille in 2010.
He becomes the fourth Spanish player at Chelsea, linking up
with Juan Mata, Oriol Romeu and Fernando Torres.
Moses, 21, joins the Stamford Bridge team after having
impressed manager Roberto Di Matteo with his performance in
Wigan's 2-0 league defeat at Chelsea's hands on Sunday.
"He caught the eye with his strong running," the European
champions said on their website.
The Nigerian international played for Crystal Palace before
joining Wigan in January 2010.
Moses made his debut for Nigeria against Rwanda in February.
Di Matteo has made six major signings since Chelsea won the
Champions League in May - Eden Hazard, Oscar, Marko Marin,
Thorgan Hazard, Azpilicueta and Moses.
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