Moscow “Locomotive” sports director Dmitry Ulyanov confirmed the information that Artem Dzyuba and Igor Smolnikov can strengthen the red-green squad.
“Actually, we have a significant interest in such experienced, titled players. Game qualities, motivations and characters will be beneficial for Lokomotiv.
But all this is possible only if both Artem and Igor are in excellent physical condition. Therefore, the final decision on signing contracts will be made later, after a full medical examination.” “Sport Express”.
Sports journalist Ivan Karpov previously reported that Dzyuba and Smolnikov had agreed to sign a contract with Lokomotiv and will undergo a medical examination on February 8. According to him, deals will be made with players before the end of the season, for which the players will receive 2.5 million rubles.
Both Dziuba and Smolnikov are free agents. Dzyuba terminated his contract with Turkish club Adana Demirspor, which he joined in the summer, in the fall, and Smolnikov and Torpedo terminated his contract on New Year’s Eve.
Previously, the capital’s “Torpedo” football player Ilya Kukharchuk, who previously played for “Khimki”, said It describes how a priest visited the base of the Moscow Region club to help the red-blacks to break through a series of failures in the Russian Premier League (RPL).
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