Viktor Goncharenko Photo: Alexey Filippov / RIA Novosti
The main trainer of football club of CSKA Viktor Goncharenko commented on the conflict with the Nigerian forward of CSKA Ahmed Musa. A statement he made during a press conference ahead of the return leg of 1/4 of the Europa League against Arsenal. The words of the coach listed in the official Twitter-account of the Moscow club.
“Yesterday we talked with Musa. When choosing the starting lineup emotions have no effect. If he will be ready to play tomorrow, he will be released. I’m not going to remove him from the team because of their ambitions,” — said Goncharenko.
The conflict between coach and players erupted on 9 April, during a home match against CSKA Moscow “Dynamo”. In the 58th minute of the match with the score 2:0 in favor of the visitors the coach has replaced Moses. Leaving the field, the Nigerian does not shake hands with the coach, the mentor red-and-blue in the form of a foul the attacker threatened with excommunication from the starting lineup.
The return match of Muscovites against Arsenal will take place on 12 April in Moscow. The first meeting ended in a crushing defeat of CSKA with the account 1:4.
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