For Russia it would be helpful if some of the players played in England, Germany or Spain, said the former head coach of CSKA and the national team Leonid Slutsky. According to him, the Russian players can pay attention only for his performances in the Champions League and the world Cup.
“Globalization is an important aspect for the development of modern football. And of course, for our players and our team, it would be helpful if some of the players played in England, Germany or Spain. You understand the principles of another country, culture, their strengths, their mentality. Now for the Russian players there’s only one way to get to England to prove himself in the Champions League or the world Cup. Only this information is being taken seriously by English clubs”, — quotes Slutsky Sports.ru.
On the eve of the Russian team in the test match in St. Petersburg lost to France 1:3. A brace by striker “Paris Saint-Germain” Kilian Mbappe . Another goal of Andrei Lunev scored Paul Pogba, who converted a penalty. The Russians have the author of the only goal was Fyodor Smolov, who came onto the pitch wearing the captain’s armband.