‘I’m not happy about it, but I’m not Rodgers’, says national coach regarding winger's lack of minutes

Nigeria's head coach has been talking about Victor Moses' lack of game-time at Liverpool.

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has been speaking of his concern over the lack of games Victor Moses is currently getting at Liverpool.

The Chelsea winger is on loan at Anfield but has barely featured since early December, and Keshi told the Daily Independent that bothers him.

Speaking of both Moses and Chelsea’s John Obi Mikel, the national coach is quoted as saying, “I don’t have much problem with Mikel, he is on and off. He is playing, he’s coming in, he’s starting, it’s only Moses that bothers me.

He’s not featuring. He is mostly on the bench. I’m not happy about it, but I can’t do otherwise, I’m not Brendan Rodgers.

“Rodgers wants to win, so he has to play the best that can give him the result. I’m not happy but I will see Moses very soon in Atlanta, we will talk.”

Nigeria play Mexico in the early hours of Thursday morning English time. And while Moses then has the chance to prove how match fit he remains, the simple fact is he is being used sparingly by the Reds.

In the last eight Premier League matches, Moses has seen only 46 minutes of competitive action – all from the bench.

But as Keshi said himself, if Rodgers wants to win, he must pick the side he believes has the best chance of doing just that.

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