Capello arrives in Moscow

July 21st, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS  

Moscow, July 21 (IANS) Former England football coach Fabio Capello arrived in Moscow Friday for further talks on his contract with Russia after being named “de facto” coach of the national team.

Capello, 66, will also watch the first round of games in the Russian Premier League this weekend, acting union president Nikita Simonyan told R-Sport Thursday.

The former Real Madrid coach will watch CSKA Moscow take on FC Rostov Saturday before watching Zenit St. Petersburg host Amkar Perm a day later.

The Russian Football Union said Thursday that Capello was “de facto” coach despite the contract not being signed and that he would start work at the weekend.

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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