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Goalkeeper Nikita Medvedev has signed a five-year deal with Lokomotiv.
Last season, Medvedev played for FC Rostov and made a big impression on football experts. Medvedev moves to Loko as a free agent.
Lokomotiv’s President Ilya Gerkus comments: - The squad has been reinforced with a young goalkeeper who has had an excellent Premier League campaign. I should say that we have been impressed with Nikita’s record clean sheet run, too. We see him capped for the national team in the future. Good luck!
Lokomotiv goalkeeper Nikita Medvedev comments: - I feel fantastic! I have moved to a big club, with traditions and big goals. I have a lot to learn, a lot to cope with as I will face the most serious competition in the position. I will do my best to meet the expectations. Lokomotiv are on the rise now - being the Russian Cup holders and getting ready for the Europa League. I am eager to join the team.
Nikita Medvedev, goalkeeper
Date of birth - 17 December 1994. Nikita learned football skills in Izhevsk. At the beginning of his career, he played in FC Zenit-Izhevsk for three seasons. In 2015 the keeper was signed by Rostov. Two years later, he debuted in the RPL, made 18 appearances and set several records.
Medvedev has reached 952 minutes without conceding a goal and thus broke the previous consecutive clean sheet record in one tournament set by Maksym Levytskyi , as well as Ruslan Nigmatullin’s record clean sheet streak in all competitions.
14 June 2017 17:50