MOSCOW, February 25 (RIA Novosti) - Bayern Munich are
interested in buying CSKA's Yuri Zhirkov, the German Sport Bild
paper said on Wednesday.
The paper said that the German giants saw Zhirkov, one of
Russia's best players at last summer's Euro 2008, as a
replacement for Philipp Lahm in the left of defense. Lahm is
expected to be moved to right back.
Neither 25-year-old Zhirkov nor CSKA have commented on the
Zhirkov has also been linked with a move to Chelsea,
currently coached by Guus Hiddink, trainer of the Russian
CSKA face Aston Villa in a second leg Round of 32 UEFA Cup
tie on Thursday evening. The first leg ended 1-1.