He has more international caps than Harry Kewell and Mark Viduka, and three years ago was officially listed as Australia's highest paid footballer. Yet, the career of ex-Dynamo Moscow fullback Luke Wilkshire hangs in a frustrating limbo after parting ways with Dutch club Feyenoord last month.
Wilkshire, whose 80 Socceroo appearances since 2004 include two World Cups, is training by himself near Moscow in the hope that his agent can find him a club. He says he'd prefer a return to the Russian...
The Russian Football Union has hit Dinamo Moscow with a transfer embargo over unpaid fees.
The RFU ruled on Thursday that Dinamo will not be allowed to register any new players until they clear debts related to four signings, including former Queens Park Rangers defender Christopher Samba and Russia midfielder Igor Denisov.
Dinamo have struggled off the pitch this year, with UEFA barring the club from the Europa League this season for overspending and breaking financial fair-play rules.
Roma have completed the signing of William Vainqueur from Dinamo Moscow, the Serie A club announced on Monday.
Vainqueur, 26, has joined on a permanent move having scored two in 27 games for Dinamo.
"I'm here because Roma are a big club and Rome is a splendid city," said the former French under-21 international on asroma.it. "I will give everything for this shirt, which is very important. I've been told a lot about the Giallorossi fans -- they are one of the best groups of fans around."
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Mathieu Valbuena says the opportunity to feature in the Champions League this season was a major factor in convincing him to sign for Lyon.
Valbuena, 30, put pen to paper on a three-year deal at OL on Tuesday, bringing the France international back to his native country after a year with Dinamo Moscow.
A UEFA ban for an infringement of financial fair play regulations meant the Russian club lost its place in this season's Europa League. When Lyon offered him the opportunity to return to European...