Finally, after months & months of speculation, Pelizzoli officially left Lokomotiv in order to join Italian Serie B outfit Albinoleffe. The former Atalanta, Triestina, Roma and Reggina stopper will join the Bergamo based team on a loan till the end of the year. The agreement includes also an option to make the move permanent at the end of the loan.
In his two and a half year stay in Moscow, the two-capped Italian keeper played only 20 times, the majority of them coming under the leadership of Byshovets. This is due to the fact that during Rakhimov's tenure Pelizzoli was the third choice keeper behind the poor Levents and Marek Cech. All the best Ivan!! To be sincere I feel sorry for the keeper. For sure he was the best keeper of the three listed above. He deserved better. I just hope that he succeed in relaunching again his carrer, Goodluck!
Piliev follows Pelizzoli
On the same day, Lokomotiv Moscow youngster Nika Piliev saw out his contract and after deciding against to renew his contract with the Railwaymen, he moved on and joined our arch-rivals CSKA Moscow. To be sincere I am a little bit disappointed that we had let a real gem of player leave. To make matters worse he left for free and joined our arch-nemesis. Anyways, all the best, even though I just hope that the 18 year old doesn't turn out to be a coup similar to that of Ignashevich!!