Lokomotiv Moscow have signed Super Eagles defender Bryan Idowu as a free agent, the Russian Premier League club confirmed the deal for Idowu on Tuesday.
“National team of Nigeria defender Bryan Idowu has signed a three-year contract with Lokomotiv Moscow,” the club announced in a statement on its website.
The 26-year-old defender played for Amkar Perm last season before the club went into administration and declared bankruptcy.
Lokomotiv Moscow won the Russian Premier League title last season and will play in the UEFA Champions League in the new season.
“I am very glad to switch to Lokomotiv. I’m really looking forward to joining the team at the training camp,” Idowu told the club’s website.
“As a child I watched the matches of “Loco” in the Champions League – against Real and Inter. The whole country was proud of the team!
“I’m happy to be acquainted with Alexander Kolomeitsev, with whom I played together in Perm. The rest of the guys know about the matches of Amkar against Lokomotiv.”