Russia Striker Fedor Smolov, who joined on loan from Moscow “Locomotive” in Spanish “Salto”, spoke about how he learned about the interest of “heaven.”
“Before the beginning of the camp, I was on vacation in London. During dinner with friends I called the coach said interested in me “Celta”. And I was like, “Is that true?” He replied: “Yes. What do you think?” I didn’t think ten seconds, – quotes the words of Smolov Sport24.ru with reference to the press service of the Spanish team. Said that he would agree with pleasure. The next day all the paper work has already been done.”
Smolov made his debut in the “Celta” in a match 22-th round of the Examples against Valencia (0:1). Fedor came off the bench and played 12 minutes. In this season, the Russian in the composition of railwaymen took part in 19 games in all competitions, scoring four goals and gave four assists.
Previously, the forward twice became the best scorer of the championship of Russia in 2015/16 and 2016/17, speaking for the “Krasnodar”. Also on account of his 39 matches and 14 goals for the national team of Russia.