Tiktuknu: Summary of today's events in sports, 25.1 (Sport1)
Beitar Jerusalem and Hapoel Tel Aviv are in talks with Russian defender Grigory Morozov, who has Jewish roots. The 28-year-old Morozov plays for the Slovenian team and his costs are not considered high. If it turns out that he can get an Israeli passport quickly, he may join one of them.
Morozov plays in both defender positions (right and left) and he arrived at the grill from Dynamo Moscow in February 2022. He grew up in Dynamo's academy and made 119 appearances in the senior team in all settings, before being loaned to the Ofa team in the 2020/21 season. After that he returned to Dynamo Moscow and was sent to the reserve team, and a year ago as mentioned he transferred It
is important to note that the transfer window in Israel will close in the middle of next week and it is not certain that Morozov will have time to settle all his matters related to obtaining a passport and being released from his Slovenian team. If the bureaucratic matters go smoothly, it is very possible that he will arrive in Israel soon.
119 performances at Dynamo Moscow.
Morozov (Photo: GettyImages, Epsilon)
Besides the contacts with Morozov, Beitar Jerusalem submitted offers for two goalkeepers, one of them is the Georgian Lazar Koptadeza. In the next 48 hours a final decision will be made regarding him. Koptadeze, 26, 1.95 meters, has not played since the summer, when he ended his contract with Dynamo Batumi. He has two appearances for the Georgia national team and won two domestic championships. He also previously played half a season in the Luxembourg league.
Hapoel Tel Aviv