Champion of Russia bought Smolov


Fedor Smolov Photo: Pavel Lisitsyn / RIA Novosti

Lokomotiv Moscow, last season became the champion of Russia, acquired Russia striker Fedor Smolov. About it the press service of the Moscow club said in Instagram.

On 6 August, information appeared about a possible transfer of the 28-year-old footballer of Russian national team in a camp of Muscovites. It was noted that Lokomotiv are expected to buy Smolov for € 9 million.

After the home world Cup estimated transfer value Smolov fell: forward failed to score in any of the five matches in the tournament. The portal Transfermarkt before the world Cup was evaluated in 16 Russian striker million euros, after it — at 14 million euros.

Russian national team has stopped in a step from the semi-finals of the world Cup, losing to Croatia in the penalty shoot-out. Smolov failed to realize the kick from the penalty mark, which aroused criticism from journalists and fans.

Smolov played for FC Krasnodar in 2015. In the bulls, he twice became the best scorer of the championship of Russia.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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