Lokomotiv Moscow chief hails capture of Tottenham defender Corluka

Lokomotiv Moscow are delighted with their deal for Tottenham defender Vedran Corluka.

Lokomotiv Moscow are delighted with their deal for Tottenham defender Vedran Corluka.

The 26-year-old will link up with his erstwhile Croatia national team boss Slaven Bilic, who has been named as Lokomotiv's new manager.

Lokomotiv chief scout Kirill Kotov regards the signing as a coup for the Russian side.

"Vedran is one of the leaders of the Croatian national team," Lokomotiv's transfer chief told the club's official website.

"This is a versatile defender of the highest class."

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