Victor Moses, Drinkwater axed from Chelsea's Champions League squad

Victor Moses, Drinkwater axed from Chelsea's Champions League squad

- Victor Moses's future at Stamford Bridge remains uncertain

- The 29-year-old has been excluded from Chelsea's Champions League squad this campaign

- Danny Drinkwater and three other stars were also omitted from the list

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Nigerian winger Victor Moses has been excluded from Chelsea's Champions League squad for the 2020-21 season.

The 29-year-old returned to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan spell at Inter Milan last campaign.

Frank Lampard has made it clear that the retired Super Eagles attacker is surplus to requirement and made attempts to offload him before transfer deadline day but his efforts failed to materialise.

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Danny Drinkwater is another top star axed from the 21-man shortlist for the continental championship scheduled to kickoff later this month.

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Victor Moses, Drinkwater axed from Chelsea's Champions League squad

Victor Moses during his loan spell at Inter Milan last season. Getty Images
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Both Moses and the former Leicester City midfielder failed to secure moves away from the London club before the window closed.

Abdul Baba Rahman, fourth-choice goalkeeper Nathan Baxter and Charly Musonda are also missing in the Blues list for the competition.

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The Premier League giants are in the same group with Rennes, Sevilla and Krasnodar in Group E and they will kick off their campaign against the Spanish League outfit on October 20.

Chelsea's Champions League Full Squad

Kepa Arrizabalaga, Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso, Andreas Christensen (HG), Jorginho, Thiago Silva, N'Golo Kante, Tammy Abraham (HG), Christian Pulisic, Timo Werner, Willy Caballero, Fikayo Tomori (HG), Kurt Zouma, Edouard Mendy, Mateo Kovacic, Olivier Giroud, Ben Chilwell (HG), Hakim Ziyech, Cesar Azpilicueta, Kai Havertz, Emerson Palmieri

Legit.ng earlier reported that Victor Moses should have completed another loan move to Inter Milan on deadline day but reports claim the Nigerian did not return to Italy on time.

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Nerazzurri boss Antonio Conte was still interested in working with the Chelsea winger for another loan spell but Moses reportedly failed to show up.

It is understood that the Italian manager was familiar with Moses rather than signing Rennes' wing-back Dalbert Henrique.

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