The world champion of “Locomotive” was afraid to return to Russia due to coronavirus


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The German Lokomotiv defender Benedikt Howedes arrived at the location of the capital club because of concerns epidemiological situation in Moscow. Reports about it “CHempionata”.

32-year-old world champion in the German national team fears for the health and arrived in Moscow on the appointed day. In addition, according to the publication, Howedes could leave the “locomotive”. The player and the club in the near future, can negotiate early termination of the contract.

On 15 may, the Executive Committee of the Russian football Union (RFU) decided to resume drawing Tinkoff Russian Premier League (RPL) in football. The championship will continue on June 21.

In March Höwedes criticized the Russians for their attitude towards the pandemic coronavirus. “In a cafe many people, subways are crowded, the streets too. But in Moscow and St. Petersburg are prohibited mass events,” he said, talking to the German press.

Höwedes moved to Lokomotiv Moscow in the summer of 2018. Prior to that, he played for the German “Schalke 04” and Italian “Juventus”. In the German national team defender was twice the bronze medalist of the European championship and won the world Cup in 2014.

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