Russian football ambitions

Sergey Pryadkin – president, Russian Premier League

The beginning of a new season in the Russian Premier league was a little bit surprising. In a bid to encourage competition among players, the football authorities allowed clubs to recruit more foreigners. Managers praised the move and turned to the West in search for new players, but many fans, experts and Russian players are very unhappy with the decision. To discuss the current developments in Russian football, our guest on the show is Sergey Pryadkin, president of the Russian Premier League.