Wigan athletic chairman Dave Whelan has said that the club will offer a new contract to star player Victor Moses. Dave Whelan has also said that the new contract will double the current wages for the former Crystal Palace star. The 21-year-old has been linked with a number of clubs in recent weeks, but Chelsea were the first to register a formal interest in the player after tabling a £ 4 million bid. This has infuriated Whelan, who has said that even though the player is out of contract at the end of next season, the club will not be forced to sell him for a low price.
Victor Moses is out of contract at the end of next season and he has refused to sign a new deal. However, due to the fact that he is only 21 years old, the club will be able to get a transfer fee for him even if he leaves on a free transfer. As a result, Whelan has said that the club are not in a situation so as to be forced into selling him for as low as £ 4 million. It is thought that Wigan value Victor Moses at around £ 10 million. The former Crystal Palace winger has been a major influence on the Wigan side last season.
“We’ve made him a very good offer – involving a doubling of his wages – over the next three years. It’s down to whether the lad himself listens to sense, or whether he listens to his agent. The player has to realise that it’s his future we’re talking about not his agent’s. Agents want cash out of players, that’s all, whereas we want the lad to realise his potential and reach the highest level he can,” Whelan told the Evening Post.