Chelsea to splash �15m on versatile left

CHELSEA will try to conclude a deal to sign Yuri Zhirkov to end a frustrating start to the transfer window. (The Times)Club officials will hold talks with CSKA Moscow in Russia to sign the versatile left-back, who has been valued at �15 million.

CHELSEA will try to conclude a deal to sign Yuri Zhirkov to end a frustrating start to the transfer window. (The Times)

Club officials will hold talks with CSKA Moscow in Russia to sign the versatile left-back, who has been valued at �15 million.

The Russia international, who was one of 30 players nominated for European Footballer of the Year last October, has been earmarked as a left winger capable of putting pressure on Florent Malouda.


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