Moses sets sights on England call-up

02 February 2010 09:22
Victor Moses believes his move to Wigan can pave the way for a full England call-up. Moses - who has been capped at England Under-19 level - joined the Latics from Crystal Palace for around £2.5million on Monday after signing a three-and-a-half-year deal at the DW Stadium. Having chosen Wigan ahead of a host of other clubs, the 19-year-old forward is hoping to make an impact in the Barclays Premier League that will put him in the reckoning for a place in the senior national squad. Moses told the club`s official website: "There was a lot of speculation about me going to a number of clubs, but from the first day when I met with the gaffer (Roberto Martinez) and Brenda (Spencer, Wigan chief executive) they were very welcoming, made me feel very happy to be here and I just thought to myself, `this is the right club for me'. "There were a number of clubs interested but I'm very happy to have chosen Wigan Athletic ahead of them. I've played a lot of football in the Championship and now I'm being given the chance to prove myself in the Premier League. I know I'll have to step my game up and work a lot harder. I'm looking forward to every game and hopefully I can continue progressing as a player. "Now that I'm in the Premier League hopefully I can prove to everyone that I am a good player, and hopefully in the future a call-up to the England senior team might be on the cards. But I just want to take things one step at a time and focus on playing for Wigan Athletic for the time being."

Source: PA