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Conte Hands Moses First Chelsea Start In Three Years In A New Role

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Nigeria winger Victor Moses will play in a new role for Chelsea against Hull City after being named in the starting line up by coach Antonio Conte. His first league start for the team since 2013.

The last time Moses started a game for Chelsea in the league was on the 11th of May 2013 when they defeated Aston Villa 2-1 in a league tie at Villa Park under Rafa Benitez.

He has since endured three different loan spells at Liverpool, Stoke City and West Ham respectively before the appointment of Conte who appears to have faith in the talent of the 25 year old.

Conte has even gone ahead to hand him a role behind main striker Diego Costa, picking the winger ahead of the likes of Oscar and Fabregas who are usually played in the role the Nigerian will occupy against Hull City.

Chelsea are hoping to halt a loss of two consecutive games in the league against Hull City this evening at the KCOM Stadium. The home ground of Hull City who have also suffered a dip in form after a fine start to the season.