The third Russian player in the top European leagues was the midfielder of “Lokomotiv” Alex Miranchuk. He will play for the Italian “Atalanta” — one of the main sensations of last season. This club, which until recently had the status of middle peasants of the championship of Italy, the second time in a row won the bronze medals of the domestic championship and in the Champions League quarterfinal.Immediately after ending in a draw — 0:0 — match of the sixth round of the championship of Russia with “Zenith” “the locomotive” has announced that they have reached agreement on the transition in Italian “Atalanta” their leader Aleksey Miranchuk. The report said that the transfer will be completed when the player passes a medical examination in the new team. Fans of “Locomotive” that Miranchuk will no longer play for the club where he spent beginning in 2013, professional career, scoring in 228 matches, 43 goals and winning in 2018, the title of champion of Russia, learned from him. For domestic football, such a transition is an event. Last season in the top European leagues — the leagues so-called big five — were only three Russian players. Alexander Golovin played for the French Monaco and Denis Cheryshev with Fedor Smolov — over Spanish “Valencia” and “Salto”, but Smolov has returned from rent in the same “the locomotive”.Previously various sources — such as Sky Sports wrote that the interest in 24-year-old Alexey Miranchuk has been shown by a number of Italian clubs, and at the final stage the fight for his Atalanta beat AC Milan. Figures approximately coincide with the evaluation of the beginning of Transfermarkt is €18 million Aleksey Miranchuk was through this transaction in the club, which is not true for the most resonant brands in European football, but at the last time always in sight. “Atalanta” is one of the main continental sensations of the season. Not having a Grand financial capabilities, the recent status of the middle command in summer, second time in a row won the bronze medal Italian championship and made a breakthrough in the Champions League. In it she, breaking in the opening play-off round, Valencia reached the quarterfinals. And in this match, the club from Bergamo almost lost to the future finalist of the PSG. The French giant managed to win and achieve victory with the score 2:1, scoring two goals only at the very end of the meeting.Alex Armor