Wigan Athletic have accepted a bid from Chelsea for Victor Moses. The Latics confirmed the Stamford Bridge club's fifth offer has met their valuation and they have given the forward permission to talk to Chelsea.

A statement on Wigan's official website read: "The club can confirm that after four unsuccessful bids from Chelsea for Victor Moses, a fifth bid has today finally met the valuation and terms set by Wigan Athletic and been accepted.

"The player has been given permission to speak with Chelsea."

Wigan's asking price for the 21-year-old was believed to be in the region of £9million.