Chelsea ace Victor Moses has revealed how Antonio Conte immediately picked him out as a future star.
The Nigeria international had spent three seasons with the Blues before the Italian’s arrival, failing to make an impact and spending two of them out on loan.
However, he has gone from strength to strength this time round, making the right wing-back position his own since the Blues’ switch to a 3-4-3 system.
‘Every manager is different. He came in and he saw something, he knew he could work with me. During pre-season he came up to me and told me I was going to stay this season, that he
‘That he believes in me. That gave me a boost, that gave me confidence to actually go out there and express myself more and work hard for it – to help him as well.’
He added on former boss Jose Mourinho: ‘I’m not here to criticise any manager. But I will say as a manager, if you have a player you feel is talented, it is important to give them a chance.
‘Obviously, we have a new manager that came in, saw what I’ve got and he gave me the opportunity to go out there and express myself.’