Lokomotiv Moscow Show One Of The Greatest Gesture In Football History To Chelsea Loanee!

19-year-old Chelsea star Faustino Anjorin will spend the season in Russia, with Lokomotiv having the option to make the deal permanent from January onwards for £17million.

If this happens, then Chelsea will have a buy-back clause in the player’s contract to allow them to re-sign him for a fee worth £34million in the future.

The teenager has been at Chelsea for over 12 years having originally joined the club’s academy as a seven-year-old back in 2008.

Now, the interesting part of the deal is the Russian side have given the on-loan Chelsea youngster Faustino Anjorin their famous number 10 shirt that was originally retired eight years ago following the end of club legend Dmitri Loskov’s career in 2013.

The legend is now the club’s assistant manager, and he has presented Anjorin with his shirt after he was announced as a Lokomotiv player on Thursday.

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Dmitri Loskov is Lokomotiv’s record appearance maker and goal scorer having bagged 128 goals in 421 appearances for the three-time Russian champions.

Tino will now look to follow in his footsteps as he arrives from the Champions League winners after making just five first-team appearances.

Moreover, the England youth international showed his quality in the club’s under-23 side as he provided 28 goals and assists in 35 matches.

The youngster will now play in the Europa League with Lokomotiv this season, the club’s reward for their third-place finish in the Russian Premier League last term.

They have been drawn alongside Lazio, Marseille, and Galatasaray in their group and are also unbeaten after six league matches this season.

Faustino Anjorin could as well make his debut for his new club next weekend as they host Krylya Sovetov on Saturday lunchtime in the Russian Premier League.

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