1. Malcolm leaves Zenit – from “exceptional offer” from Saudi Arabia Petersburgers could not refuse. The fact that the parties are close to an agreement is written by both the Saudi and Russian media.
2. Strengthen the attack of “Zenith” can Carrascal – it, however, they will try to buy only if Claudinho leaves. Interesting Colombian and Dynamo, but it’s more about the desire of CSKA “get rid of the toxic asset”.
3. Isinbayeva will continue to work at the IOC – they decided that she has no contract with the Russian army and did not support the fighting in Ukraine. Head of Dagestan Sergey Melikov instructed to rename the stadium named after Isinbayeva in Makhachkala. According to Dmitry Vasiliev, the Olympic champion does not understand the seriousness of the officer rankand Alexander Tikhonov urged her to wear the rank of major with pride.
4. UEFA responded to the participation of the Crimean clubs in the championship of Russia and assess the situation. Oleg Matytsin believes that teams from Crimea should be allowed to all Russian tournaments.
5. Pavel Pogrebnyak divorces his wife Mary after 17 years of marriage. free agent is waiting for a new media football club “Pure Peter”.
6. Committee of the European Parliament urged the IOC not to allow Russian and Belarusian athletes for the 2024 Olympics. According to Thomas Bach, the main thing now is to build bridges, not burn themhowever, in any case, Russians and Belarusians will not be able to go to the Games, if they are not allowed by the international federations. The decision on the participation of Russians in the Olympics in Paris will be received no earlier than September.
7. “Spartacus” defeated “Neftchi” at the “Opening Bank Arena” (2:0). Almost 20 thousand people came to the match, in the second half the game was interrupted due to the use of pyrotechnics. Some fans detained by the police.
8. “Zenith” stopped selling tickets for Virazh for the match with Akhmat in the Russian Cup due to “the impossibility of dismantling the stage.” Perhaps the real reason is shouts of fans against Fan ID.
9. Transfers. “Barcelona” considers free signing of Kane in 2024. Joao Felix wants to move to a Catalan club now. “Inter Miami” in talks with Suarez and soon will sign Alba. “Tottenham” ready to sell Sanchez to Spartak for 13.3 million euros. Tuchel wants Bayern to buy Tchuameni at Real Madrid. While the coach brought Kim Min Jae from Napoli. Spartak confirmed that won’t sign Erakovic – Zenit won the race, promising Red Star to keep the player on loan.
10. Inter fans compared Lukaku with Brutus: “He who betrayed once will do it again.”
11. Zenith beat jokes about Mario’s weight in the comments on Sports.ru and showed that he weighed 85.25 kg.
12. Russian Figure Skating Federation transferred compensation to the CSP for training Davis and Smolkina.
13. Nikita Gusev signed a contract with Dynamo for a year. Hockey player will earn next season 50 million rubles.
14. Former Formula 1 driver Nicholas Latifi suspends his racing career and entered the London Business School.
Quotes of the Day
Beckham on Messi: The greatest player in history has moved to Inter Miami. His presentation was watched by 3.5 billion viewers.”
Gadzhiev supported the renaming of the Isinbayeva Stadium in Makhachkala: “I understand people who are outraged by the statements of people who are indifferent to their homeland”
Fetisov about the Olympics: “We are offered almost the status of refugees, humiliating. We must be with the flag and the anthem. Or play for some Syria all together”
Alexander Mostovoy: “Shalimov is stronger than Tedesco, Abascal and Villas-Boas. They are no-names, and Igor played in Italy for 10 years”
Zarema about Erakovich: “Zenith” – like gypsies, take away the horses, then the players. They sign those who they don’t need at all”
Ronaldo on stars in Saudi Arabia: “I knew it would be like this. Serie A was dead when I moved, and then revived. Cristiano creates interest”