Alexander Kokorinov: Alexey Danichev / RIA Novosti
“Sochi” announced about the transfer of Russian striker Alexander Kokorin. This was reported in the Twitter account of the club.
28-year-old forward will play for the citizens until the end of the season 2019/2020. After 18 rounds of the Russian Premier League (RPL) the club occupies the last, 16-e a place in standings.
9 January it was reported that Kokorin could go Feyenoord. The Dutch club also considered the option of the lease agreement.
In September 2019, the Kokorin and another player Pavel Mamaev was released from prison in the Belgorod region. “Zenith” has concluded with the player a new contract, but the Russian football Union banned the record Kokorin out pre-entry period. This prevented the player to play in the RPL matches before the winter break.
Kokorin and Mamaev were in the colony because of two fights that athletes staged in Moscow in October 2018. After six months in jail, they received real time.
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