Does Russian Football Make Average Foreigners Look Good?

When Zenit St. Petersburg signed Yoann Mollo from Krylia Sovetov earlier this year, both Zenit fans and observers from Mollo's home nation France raised their eyebrows. The fans of Zenit thought that Mollo was not at the level of their club, only shining at Krylia as he was the focal point in their counter attacking style of play, and therefore took the lead in most of their attacking play. French observers, fans of his former club Saint Etienne, for example, struggled to believe that a player … [Read more...]

Dynamo winger Balazs Dzsudzsak set to join Serie A giants

Hungarian winger Balazs Dzsudzsak looks set to leave European chasing Dynamo Moscow and make the move to Serie A with Inter Milan and Lazio keen to battle out for his signature. The Hungary international will be out of contract with his current club in December 2015 and is reportedly ready to take a pay cut in order to join Lazio. Following the preservation to secure the Ruble with regards to the Euro, Dynamo were reluctant to agree to pay players in the home currency of the Russian … [Read more...]