‘We need to give them the chance to go and play somewhere where they feel safe. This is a humanitarian issue.’
Moses began his career at Crystal Palace and was signed by Chelsea in the summer of 2012 from Wigan Athletic.
The Nigeria international struggled to win over a succession of Chelsea managers but played a key role in the club’s 2017 Premier League title success after he was successfully converted to a wing-back by Antonio Conte.
As yet, the Premier League has refused to comment but Sky Sport News reports Moses’ hopes of ending his exile in Russia have been turned down on the grounds of maintaining sporting integrity.
Spanish clubs, meanwhile, have been afforded the chance to recruit footballers affected by the war, while Sheffield United became the first English team to recruit a player – Filip Uremovic – as a result of his contract with a Russian team being temporarily suspended.
Former Finland captain Tim Sparv told SSN: ‘We need to do everything we can to help players get out of Russia, a country led by a dictator.metasports
The former Nigeria international is considered out of contract until June 30 this year, and can be signed under special dispensation granted by FIFA and UEFA.