Spartak Reject Offers for Armenian Striker Yura Movsisyan

Yura Movsisyan is the top scorer at Spartak Moscow

MOSCOW—Spartak Moscow have turned down offers for their top scorer Yura Movsisyan amid interest from English and German clubs, the striker’s agent Patrick McCabe told R-Sport on Thursday.

The Armenian-American forward, 26, has scored 12 goals this season for Spartak and is on track to secure Russian Premier League top scorer honors for the second season in a row.

“There have been offers but none have met the club’s valuation,” McCabe said.

“More specifically, Yura is a key player for Spartak and Spartak is not actively looking to sell him. We shall see what happens in the rest of the window.”

English and German clubs have had Movsisyan “under close watch” over “several months,” McCabe said, without naming the clubs involved.

Movsisyan started his career in the United States with the Kansas City Wizards and Real Salt Lake, winning the Major League Soccer title in 2009.

He spent a spell in the Danish league before joining Russia in 2011 with FC Krasnodar, then moving on to Spartak in December 2012.

He has scored nine international goals in 25 games for Armenia.

German press reported earlier that Wolfsburg was willing to pay 7.5 million euros for the 26-year-old Armenian striker.

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  1. Michael Hunter-Bathory said:

    There is no way Yura would go to ANY other club. One of the main reasons why SPartak might make it to the next UEFA CL!!!!!!
    Yura is a Spartan, and don’t you forget it!

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