Why Palace should move for Chelsea winger Victor Moses

Chelsea's Victor Moses

Chelsea's Victor Moses is likely to find first-team opportunities hard to come by this season and would be an ideal signing for Crystal Palace.

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew (R) and Fulham's Scott ParkerCrystal Palace manager Alan Pardew must look to add further quality to his squad

Crystal Palace have made three very strong acquisitions this summer in the form of Andros Townsend, James Tomkins and Steve Mandanda.

That has been balanced out at the very least, however, with eight senior squad members leaving Selhurst Park so far during the off-season.

Yannick Bolasie looks like he will become the ninth, with Sky Sports reporting that the Congolese winger is set to join Everton after the clubs agreed a fee in the region of £30 million.

While the Eagles are in talks to sign Liverpool's Christian Benteke (Sky Sports), Palace boss Alan Pardew must ensure that he strengthens his squad even further.

An ideal replacement for Bolasie, should his move to Everton materialise as expected, would be former Palace star and current Chelsea winger Victor Moses.

West Ham's Victor Moses in action with Blackburn's Darragh LenihanVictor Moses in action for West Ham during a loan spell last season

The 25-year-old Nigeria international would suit Pardew's preferred way of playing perfectly, with his direct and powerful style.

Moses left Selhurst Park in 2010 in a £2.5 million move to Wigan Athletic, but he has never reached the heights expected of him.

A major reason for this must be the fact that he has played for four clubs after his Wigan move, with three of those being loan spells.

Crystal Palace's Andros TownsendCrystal Palace's summer singing Andros Townsend

Moses needs to find a club where he is a guaranteed starter, with a manager in the mould of Pardew, who has worked wonders with players' confidence levels in the past.

He could prove to be a great asset for the Eagles and would give them an extremely strong looking forward line with Townsend on the opposite flank.

His contract at Chelsea does not expire until the summer of 2019, but with the wealth of talent on display at Stamford Bridge, he is a player that would surely be available if Palace decide to make a move.

Crystal Palace manager Alan PardewWill Pardew consider bringing Moses back to the club?

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