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The Nigerian lauded his fellow countryman ahead of a proposed move to west London as well as stating that the Blues "will beat" Manchester City in the Community Shield

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has heaped praise on club target and Wigan winger Victor Moses suggesting the 21-year-old has the ability to "make it big" at Stamford Bridge.

Dave Whelan, the Latics' chairman, previously slapped a £10 million asking price on Moses, who is entering the final year of his contract at the DW Stadium, and insists it is down to Chelsea to meet the fee.
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And fellow Nigerian Mikel lauded the winger ahead of the proposed move, telling MTNFootball.com: "Victor Moses is a good player, we all saw what he did last season.

"I will gladly welcome him and make him feel at home if he comes here. It would be a good move for him and I am sure he will make it big here."

Chelsea have hit headlines this summer with the acquisitions of Eden and Thorgan Hazard, Brazil international Oscar and German attacking midfielder Marko Marin in a flurry of transfer activity ahead of Roberto Di Matteo's first full season in charge.

The club begin their season this Sunday with the Community Shield clash with Premier League champions Manchester City at Villa Park, and Mikel emphasised the importance of winning the season opener.

He added: "Whenever I am on the pitch, what comes to my mind is victory and that's my desire. To win the Community Shield will be good for us, it will put us in good mood ahead of the new season.

"We will get it right and beat City. I have won it before and I want to win it again."

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