Nigeria winger, Moses Simon, says he is excited to have extended his contract with French Ligue 1 side Nantes until the summer of 2026.
The club on Friday announced the two-extension deal with the Nigerian putting an end to speculations that he would leave in the summer for greener pastures. The 28-year-old had been linked to clubs in France including Olympique Lyon, Olympique Marseille, OGC Nice and Lille.
“FC Nantes is very pleased to announce the contract extension of Moses Simon (28). The Nigerian winger, who arrived in the summer of 2019 from Levante Unión Deportiva (La Liga, Spain), has decided to continue the adventure in yellow and green for the next two years. He is now linked to the Club des bords de l’Erdre until 2026,” Nantes said in a statement on their website.
“He has made a name for himself on the pitches of Ligue 1 Uber Eats, since he arrived at Maison Jaune in the summer of 2019. Moses Simon has more than 140 matches in elite football French (25 goals, 27 assists) and continues, match after match, to scare opposing defenses.”
Reacting to his contract extension, the Super Eagles tricky winger says he is happy to continue his career with the French side and help them do well in the elite division.
“I am delighted to continue the adventure here and very happy to stay in Nantes! I am ready to continue fighting to help the team go as high as possible. What is certain is that This contract extension is a real proof of confidence in the Club, as well as in the team.”