Once Dagestani billionaire owner of FC "Anji" Suleiman Kerimov dreamed of creating the strongest football teams of Russia. Also Kerimov plans included a victory in the Europa League and regular outlets in the playoffs of the Champions League. But the abrupt change in the development strategy of the club, together with inefficient work with management and coaches led to the opposite result. Today "Anji" is selling all of its leading players. The reason for this step was the financial situation - the club on the verge of bankruptcy.
"Dear fans! We inform you that on a number of objective reasons, including financial, FC "Anji" is forced to make adjustments in all areas of the club. In this regard, we are faced with the need to carry out the sale of leading players of FC "Anji" in other clubs. Not only the "Anji", but also a number of other sports clubs are experiencing today financial and other difficulties, and we ask you to understand the changes taking place and to link them with the shareholder, or the refusal of the Club management and further develop FC "Anji". About all completed transfers, we will inform you further, "- said in a statement published on the club's official website.
After the first part of the championship Makhachkala club is in eleventh place. From the relegation zone separates him eight points on the zone play-offs with the club of football national league - six.
RBC assumes that CSKA Moscow (President - Evgeny Giner) is close to signing a contract with the best scorer of "Anji" last season, Yannick Boli. The amount of transfer may amount to € 3 million.
Another striker "Anji", Philip Budkovskyy can go to the "Ufa", which is patronized by Rustem Khamitov. In the "Anji" Ukrainian plays on loan, and holds it "Shakhter" (club president - Rinat Akhmetov). This season, he is leading in the "Anji" on the system goal + pass - he scored 5 goals and made 2 assists.
On the eve of the official website of "Terek" reported that the midfielder "Anji" Bernard Berisha to continue his career in Grozny club. the contract period is 3.5 years.
Together with leading players from the club have to leave and head coach, the Czech Pavel Vrba. The main candidates to replace him are considered Oleg Kononov Sergei Tasha - the latter has already worked with "Anji" earlier.
Sportbox also said that "Anji" delayed payment of salaries to employees. It is expected that the debt will be repaid before the New Year holidays.
Back in August 2013 Makhachkala, who were considered the main favorites of the season in Russia, announced the reformatting command. After that "Anji" parted with many expensive players of the club, including Samuel Eto'o, Diarra Lacina, Yuri Zhirkov, Oleg Shatov, Igor Denisov, Alexander Kokorin, Mubrakom Boussoufa and many others. Also gone from the team of head coach Guus Hiddink, who was replaced by Haji Hajiyev. The decision to change the course officially due to a sharp deterioration in the health club owner Suleiman Kerimov.
In the same "Anji" season departed from the Premier League and returned to the top division championship of Russia only in 2015. As previously reported, PR-support club "Anji" implementing agency "Apostle" Tina Kandelaki - Suleiman Kerimov was her boyfriend.