Since signing for Nantes, Simon has played a crucial role for the club, helping them win the Coupe de France and also becoming the club’s best player for 2022.
Profile of Moses Simon
Full name: Moses daddy-Ajala Simon
Date of Birth: July 12, 1995
Place of birth: Yes, Nigeria
Age: 26 years old (as of June 2022)
Salary: £29,000 per week
Moses Simon Career
Simon started his career at GBS academy – a football academy based in Jos. He was a starlet and was linked with a number of clubs before signing a pre-contract deal for Dutch club Ajax.
There, Simon made his debut in a pre-season game against De Graafschap in July 2013 and also scored the final goal in the 3-0 win. After the pre-season, his services were not retained and he joined the Slovak team, AS Trencin.
After his time in Slovakia, he joined the Belgian club, KAA Gent. He scored his first hat-trick for the club in their third game of the season against Sporting Lokeren, and also won the Player of the Week award.
His contribution was immense as he played an important role in ensuring the club won their first domestic league title and providing an assist in the 2015 Belgian Super Cup.
Moses moved to Levante in 2018. However, due to a lack of playing time, he was loaned out to Nantes and the deal was made permanent. At Nantes, he was crucial for the club to win their first cup title in years in 2022.
Moïse Simon Salary and contract
Moses Simon’s contract at Nantes ends in 2024, after his arrival from Levante. He is one of Nantes’ highest paid players, earning around £29,000 a week. He earns around £1.5m a year.
Net worth of Moses Simon
Moses Simon is one of the highest paid players he has played since his days in Belgium.
His net worth is estimated to be around £6.9million which is the amount he has earned over the years.
There is, however, no verifiable news as to the properties or investments he owns.
Moses Simon wife/girlfriend
Moses Simon is married. He married Ibukun Sarah Adenuga in 2016.
The couple are blessed with 2 children – with their second daughter born on April 30, 2020.
Moses Simon House & Cars
Currently, there is little or no verifiable information about the homes, investments or properties he owns.
However, Simon is a philanthropist, giving back to society, and has been recognized by the Friends of Peace Foundation. It also has its own academy, Simoiben FC.
Moses Simon FIFA 22/PES 22
On FIFA 22, Moses Simon has a rating of 77, and also has a potential of 78. Positionally, he can play LM, ST and LW.
His skill moves are 4/5 and his weak foot is also 4/5. In terms of work rate, he has a high/average rating and is worth £11.5m.
His best attributes are his sprint speed (92), acceleration (91), and balance (92).
On PES 22, Moses has a rating of 78 and is positioned as a left winger, with an attacking average of 74 and a dribbling average of 80.
Moses Simon Social Media
Moses Simon is on both Twitter and Instagram. His Twitter account is @simon27moses.
Her recent posts have been on Instagram and her Instagram handle is @m_simon27, mostly posting about her vacation.
Moses Simon’s Super Eagles career
Moses Simon has made 5 appearances for the Nigeria U20 team. However, he got his first senior call-up from Daniel Amokachi, who was in charge of the Super Eagles in 2015.
He made his debut in March 2015 in a friendly against Uganda. His first goal came in November of the same year, netting in a 2–0 win over Niger.
Moses Simon was unable to make the 2018 World Cup final squad due to injury. He made 55 appearances for the national team, scoring 7 goals during this period.
In the 2019 Nations Cup, Simon played on the wing for Nigeria and played a vital role as Nigeria won against South Africa, providing the assists for the winner.
Nigeria finished third in the tournament. During the 2022 African Cup of Nations (CAN), the Nantes winger played a crucial role in the match against Egypt, as Nigeria won the match.
Moses Simon Latest Transfer News
Moses Simon has been crucial for French club Nantes since they made his move permanent in 2020.
In June 2022, Simon was linked with Brighton and Hove Albion in England, and has also been linked with Newcastle United.
Nantes coach Komboaure, however, said all it would take was an acceptable offer for the player to leave.