Midfielder of the Uzbek "Navbakhor" Ivan Solovyov remembered his move from Moscow "Dynamo" to the St. Petersburg football club "Zenit". © FC Sochi
“When I announced that I was leaving Dynamo for Zenit, Kokorin dissuaded, saying:“ I will not go to Zenit ”. At Zenit, I first entered the field, including in the Champions League. At that time, only Danny was playing on the left in my position. Later the club bought Shatov. It was from that moment that I stopped playing ", - quotes Solovyov" Championship ".
According to him, he asked to be leased, but Zenit did not let him go, as they told him that they were counting on him.
“Of course, I am also to blame for not being able to prove myself properly,” added Solovyov.
Solovyov played four matches for Zenit in the period from 2013 to 2016.
Earlier, Yevgeny Lovchev said that Kokorin shows a very good level of football.