Moscow – Russia captain Roman Shirokov has signed a
six-month deal with CSKA Moscow, the club announced on Wednesday.
Shirokov parted ways with Spartak Moscow by mutual consent
The 34-year-old midfielder played for the Red Army's junior
side before pursuing his professional career with a string of Russian Premier
League clubs including Zenit Saint Petersburg and FC Krasnodar.
Shirokov won two Russian Premier League titles and the 2008
UEFA Cup with Zenit.
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"I'm very happy to come home," CSKA quoted
Shirokov as saying. "This is my home club, the one in which I was developed."
Shirokov, who has scored 13 goals in 52 matches for Russia's
national side, will train with the club in the Spanish city of Marbella until
league action resumes next month.
CSKA currently top the league with 37 points in 18 games,
three points ahead of Rostov.For
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