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The attacker “Zenit” Alexander Kokorin going to jump in one of the European clubs. This is reported by “Izvestia”.
According to the newspaper, expelled from the Zenit striker wants to break the contract that will significantly increase his chances of going to another team. Representatives Kokorin understand 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”. So now the priority option for the attacker is the move to Europe. While the transfer window is in top leagues closes in the near future. For example, in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands the period of application will end on January 31.
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.
21 January, “Sochi” announced about the lease of the player. In a statement, the club mentioned that Kokorin will carry the team the rest of the season 2019/2020. However, the football agent has denied the news of the transfer. On the same day, the striker took part in a friendly match, “Zenit” and scored a hat-trick.
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.