Moses Simon joins Nantes on loan from Levante

Moses Simon Nantes

Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon, has joined French club, Nantes, on a season-long loan from Spanish side, Levante.

The French Ligue 1 outfit have the option to sign the 24-year-old winger on a permanent deal at the end of the season, a statement on their official website said on Thursday.


Simon scored once in 23 appearances for Levante last season after joining last summer from Gent.

“I’ve always known about the competitive nature of the French league when I played in Belgium with Gent,” Simon told BBC Sport.

“The challenge is not to prove myself here but to show that together with Nantes we can deliver against some of Europe’s finest players.


“I love what I’ve seen and heard about the club. The management have a strong plan and I feel honoured to be a part of it.

“The manager is well known in world football and I hope together we can achieve amazing things together.”

Simon was part of the Super Eagles squad that finished third at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt last month.

He began his European career at Slovakian side AS Trencin before moving to Belgium in January 2015.


In three seasons with Belgian club Gent he played 136 games scoring 21 goals and producing 18 assists.

A former youth international, Simon has won 25 caps for his country at senior level scoring four goals and providing six assists.

“FC Nantes welcomes the arrival of Moses Daady Simon and welcomes him,” the French club concluded in the statement announcing his arrival.