Roberto Di Matteo has revealed he wanted to sign Victor Moses "years ago" as the Italian looks set to hand the 21-year-old his full Chelsea debut on Tuesday.

Following his £9million transfer in the summer, Moses has impressed during his brief time at Stamford Bridge with two excellent substitute performances, and he is now expected to go in to the Blues' starting line-up for their Capital One Cup clash against Wolves.

And had Di Matteo had his way, the former Crystal Palace player would have been playing under his command a lot sooner. The Chelsea boss said: "He's young and he'll still improve and develop but he's an exciting player that I tried very hard to sign, not just this year but previously as well, years ago."

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