Zenit defender Mario Fernandez admitted that he did not return to CSKA in the summer of 2023 because the army team rejected him. stated that Sports24.
“I have been honest at every moment of my career. And when I said that I would only play for CSKA in Russia, it was absolutely true. I just wanted to return to CSKA. But they didn’t want to bring me back. If CSKA wanted and I chose Zenit, I would understand those who say bad things about me.
No, I would say exactly the same thing. I wouldn’t change anything. “I kept all the promises I made,” Fernandez said.
On July 7, Zenit introduced Mario Fernandez as a team player. The parties signed a contract with the 1+1 system.
Before CSKA’s last match of the 2021/22 season, it was learned that Fernandez, the 31-year-old former defender of the Russian national team, decided to take an indefinite break from his career. At the beginning of 2023, he was transferred to Brazilian Internacional as part of the “gentlemen’s agreement” he made with the army team.
As a CSKA player, Fernandez won the Russian Championship three times, the Super Cup three times and the National Cup once.
Previously Mario Fernandez explained Leaving Russia in 2022.
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