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Dynamo pounce for Popov

Published: Wednesday 9 June 2010, 17.24CET
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia defender Goran Popov has become FC Dynamo Kyiv's second signing of the summer, joining from Eredivisie side SC Heerenveen on a five-year deal.

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Published: Wednesday 9 June 2010, 17.24CET

Dynamo pounce for Popov

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia defender Goran Popov has become FC Dynamo Kyiv's second signing of the summer, joining from Eredivisie side SC Heerenveen on a five-year deal.

FC Dynamo Kyiv have made their second acquisition of the summer, signing Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia defender Goran Popov on a five-year deal.

No further details for the transfer of Popov, a left-back who can also be deployed in midfield, have been released. The 25-year-old made his name in Greece with AEK Athens FC, Egaleo FC and Levadiakos FC before spending two seasons with SC Heerenveen, where he played 51 top-flight games. Popov has two international goals and 32 caps to his name and joins Argentina midfielder Facundo Bertoglio as the second new arrival at Dynamo since the league season ended.

"I am happy that [coach] Valeri Gazzaev liked our new recruit having seen him on video," said Dynamo president Igor Surkis. Popov's new employers will enter the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round after finishing as runners-up in last term's Ukrainian Premier League.

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