Perhaps we can already say that the biggest transition summer break has made “Spartak”. Suddenly, the Moscow club signed Alexander Kokorin. The contract with forward until 2023 with the possibility of extension for another year.

the Second part of last season’s championship Alexander spent on loan at “Sochi”. A trip to the South of the country turned out successful: in ten games he scored seven goals. It was clear that at the end of the season he will have different options for a career. Including from Europe, where, according to different information, they were interested in from France and Italy.

it is possible was the option to return to Zenit, the contract with which the exhibition ended in late July. But “Spartak” has played a proactive and joined the cast of the new attackers.

interestingly, a few years ago in an interview, Alexander admitted: he does not like the “red-whites”, and since childhood. The player remembered the story of how at the age of nine came for 700 kilometers to Moscow for a preview of “Spartacus”, and he was not even given a t-shirt. However, according to Kokorin, the resentment already forgotten.

– I remember those words. I said ugly thing. It might have been stupid. Just for my former team “Spartak” was a principled opponent. But now all grudges behind, I’m here and want to play. Ready to help the club become stronger and go back upstairs, – said Kokorin in the first interview to the press service of “Spartacus” after the transition.

Alexander Also said that already talked to the head coach “red-white” Domenico Tedesco. In addition, the striker explained why he asked the midfielder of “Spartacus” Resiana Mirzov to give him number nine.

– Tedesco congratulated me. He is also glad it was resolved quickly and I have time to prepare for the start of the season. The coach said, “You know, for a long time in the game. Good to see you, let’s go to work”. As for nine, I called Mirkovo and explained: for me this is a fundamental point. He reacted with understanding. Childhood are under this number, even the manual said it’s important to me, – said Kokorin.

Managed to get the beginner one more capital club – CSKA. The army has intensified attacker “San Lorenzo” Adolfo Hichem. The contract was signed for five years. According to media reports, the player salary will amount to 900 thousand euros per year. For every productive action provides a bonus of five thousand euros.

Even before departure to Moscow, GIC managed to give an interview to Argentine media, which talked about the details of the transition. According to the player, a great impression on him made the conversation with the head coach of the “red-blue” Viktor Goncharenko.

We talked a lot with the coach through an interpreter. It was a luxury. Talked about everything: the city, the base, the team. He told me that can supply me onlym striker or with someone as a couple. The schema can change. The coach admitted he is expecting my arrival. Goncharenko followed me from the first tournament in the national team. Watched all the competitions, the scouts came. I was very surprised. I liked so much interest, said Gaich.

Meanwhile, in first division (second division of the championship of Russia) took place the match of the first round. Results were recorded as follows: “Alania” (Vladikavkaz) – “SKA-Khabarovsk” – 2:4, “Volgar” (Astrakhan) – “Krasnodar-2” with 3:0 Fakel (Voronezh) – “Akron” (Tolyatti) – 1:0, “Neftekhimik” (Nizhnekamsk) – “the Seagull” (peschanokopskoye) – 1:1, “textile worker” (Ivanovo) – “Velez” (Moscow) – 0:0, “Dinamo-Bryansk” – “Orenburg” – 0:1, “Irtysh” (Omsk) – “Yenisei” (Krasnoyarsk) – 1:2, “Chertanovo” (Moscow) – “Spartak-2” (Moscow) – 1:2, “Nizhni Novgorod” – “Tom ‘” (Tomsk) – 1:0, “Shinnik” (Yaroslavl) – “Torpedo” (Moscow) – 1:0. The result of the meeting “wings of the Soviets” with “Baltic” in Samara became known after the signing rooms “RG” in print.