Alexander Kokorinov: Maxim Konstantinov / Globallookpress.com
The attacker “Zenit” Alexander Kokorin, the TV channel “Star” told me that he had a verbal agreement with the club management, which dealt with the possible transfer of striker without his consent.
“It was two conversations. Personally with the President. We agreed on paper and in words. But things turned out differently,” — said Kokorin. Deceived the striker said that after returning in “Zenith” he had ambitions. “To play for another club soon after “Zenith” I will say — I don’t need them”, — said the footballer.
On January 30 it became known that Kokorin thinking about moving to one of the European clubs. Striker wants to break off the contract with “Zenith” and to go abroad. The side of the player realizes that to find a club in Russia it will be difficult because of the scandal that emerged after his refusal to go to rent in “Sochi”.
January 28, Kokorin announced that he would not go with the first team “Zenit” in Spain. About this player learned from the club management. About his future, the striker did not speak. In “Zenith” an official statement about the fate of Kokorin so no one spoke, for which the club was criticised by fans.
Kokorin joined Zenit after his release from prison in September 2019. Along with the player, Pavel Mamaev, he was convicted of involvement in two fights in Moscow in October 2018.
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