Nigerian forward, Victor Moses, has admitted that he left Chelsea because he needed to play football.
Moses moved to Fenerbahce on an 18-month loan in January.
Despite being a key member of Antonio Conte’s 2016/2017 Premier League title-winning side, the 28-year-old made only five appearances under the Italian’s successor, Maurizio Sarri, this season.
But since moving to Fenerbahce earlier this year, he has scored three times in 13 Super Lig games and has helped the Turkish club climb into the top half.
“It’s tough, as Chelsea’s a very special place for me and I’ve always had a great relationship with the fans but it became very obvious that I was not in the manager’s plans.
“I have achieved great things there but I just needed to play football and that’s why I got the move to Fenerbahce.
“In the stadium the atmosphere is a lot different [to England],” he continued. “It’s unlike anything I have ever experienced in football, every game is a must-win game and they are so passionate as they just want us to win and make everybody happy. It’s not just football, it’s a way of life here.
“It’s a massive experience, playing against Galatasaray and Besiktas, you can feel the atmosphere, it feels like the stadium is going to fall down due to the fans singing and bouncing. The atmosphere is amazing, you can easily tell the passion they’ve got for football here is crazy. They just love football and want the team to win, that’s why they support the team.
“I am here with my wife and two kids. My kids are going to school here and my wife has settled down. It has made it a lot easier for me to go to work and come home to see the kids, it feels like I am still back in London,” Moses told The UK Guardian.