Moses Simon Opens Up On Failed Liverpool Move & Preference For Levante Ahead Of St. Etienne

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Nigeria international forward Moses Simon has opened up on the reason behind his failed move to English Premier League side Liverpool in an exclusive chat with Owngoalnigeria.com.

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Simon was heavily linked with a move to the Merseyside outfit but the move didn’t see the light of the day despite both clubs holding talks over a potential transfer.

Explaining to Owngoalnigeria.com, the 22 year old said the move didn’t materialise after Liverpool went cold on his chase as he will be a free player as early as January, and they would rather wait till then.

” I honestly thought the move was done and dusted. Talks progressed real quick between both parties but Liverpool were a bit reluctant later on and I guess they wanted to wait till January”, Simon told Owngoalnigeria.com.

” It was something I thought about hardly but Gent did a lot for me and I need to consider what is best for them, hence my decision to insist on a move this summer for them to raise cash from my transfer”.

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Speaking on his decision to join Levante despite interest from French Ligue 1 side St. Etienne, Simon said the La Liga is to him more attractive at this stage of his career than the French Ligue 1.

” Last season Levante defeated Barcelona and I watched the game. That was the moment I started noticing them even though I know of their presence in the La Liga. Ligue 1 is not a bad league and St. Etienne are not a bad club to be honest but for now La Liga looks best for me”, Simon concluded.

Osas Mahawi