Super Eagles left-back, Brian Idowu has completed a move to Russian Premier League champions, Lokomotiv Moscow.
Idowu last played for Amkar Perm, still in the same league.
The versatile defender penned a three-year contract which will see him remain with the Railwaymen until the end of the 2020-2021 season.
The player, who represented Nigeria at the World Cup, said he was delighted to join Lokomotiv Moscow, adding that he watched the team play in the Champions League.
He told the club’s official website, “I am very glad to switch to Lokomotiv. I’m really looking forward to joining the team at the training camp.
”In childhood I watched the matches of Loco in the
Champions League – against Real and Inter. The whole country was proud of the team!
”I am well acquainted with Aleksandr Kolomeytsev, we played together in Perm, I know the rest of the guys from the matches between Amkar Perm and Lokomotiv Moscow.”
Idowu was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, but will be registered as a foreign player by Lokomotiv Moscow after making his competitive debut for Nigeria.