Lokomotiv says goodbye to Jefferson Farfán after four seasons

Through a publication on their social networks, the Russian team fired the Peruvian striker, who played 69 games and scored 25 goals. Also, this August 8, the club in the Russian capital will have a free training session that will serve to meet new players and also to fire those who will not be there anymore. At 35 years old, Farfán will have to find a new destination that will allow him to continue to be in the sights of Ricardo Gareca to face the national team matches.

When everything seemed on track for his renewal with Lokomotiv, the club’s official Instagram account made his departure official, thanking him for the emotions given and acknowledging his effort. According to some sports media, the economic issue would have been the trigger for no agreement between both parties, since the Russians offered him one more year of contract but with a notable reduction in his salary, which did not finish convincing the national battering ram.

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Recall that, after good seasons with Alianza Lima, he emigrated to the Netherlands in 2004 where PSV was waiting for him, a club with which he completed four excellent campaigns which made the German giant Schalke 04 set his sights on him. The transfer took place in 2008 and the rest was history. He spent eight years in Gelsenkirchen until he was seduced and signed by Al Jazeera soccer in 2015 in the United Arab Emirates. The following year, the Russian club would rescue the striker for a Russian Super Cup, two Russian Cups and a Premier League. Russian.