The general director of “Spartak” announced “big changes” in the club :: Football :: RBC Sport

The general director of “Spartacus” said that in the near future the post of sports director will be taken by a foreigner. This position was previously held by the Italian Luca Cattani, who left the club in July.

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General director of football club “Spartak” Evgeny Melezhakov said that the club will soon have a new sports director.

“There will be big changes in Spartak.” In the near future, a sports director – a foreigner – will be appointed,” Sport24 quoted Melezhikova.

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The previous sports director of the Moscow club was Luca Cattani. The Italian left the team in July, seven months after starting the job. Since then, the position has remained vacant.

On August 22, LUKOIL announced the purchase of 100% of Spartak shares, owned by Leonid Fyadun since 2004. In addition, the company purchased the Otkritie Bank Arena stadium, where Spartak plays. Fyadun resigned from the powers of the president and left all positions in the board of directors of the club. The chair of the president was taken by the first vice-president of LUKOIL, Alexander Matitsyn.

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