Thomas Zorn: “Spartak” is interested that the Russian championship was played

Director General red-white gave an interview to the Agency “Transfermarkt”. Here are some interesting fragments.


– 80 per cent of the staff of “Spartak” transferred to remote work. The break in the championship came at a time when the team scored a good move, won important victories in League and Cup, including won two Derby – Dynamo and CSKA. This whole situation has a negative impact on transfer policy. We can’t see in the players that we are interested in. All negotiations are frozen. And still without answers a lot of questions. Is it possible to renew contracts expiring June 30? Will push the transfer window? And so on.

From a financial point of view, we are interested that the championship was still played. Got four more home games that will bring us the income from sponsors and ticket sales. Although, to fully compensate for the losses sustained is unrealistic.


– Spartak is well protected from a legal point of view. Many players in the contract spelled out various scenarios, including those associated with changes in the exchange rate. If 10 April, the season does not resume, we will take the appropriate decision.


– Andre Schurrle and Alexander Sobolev was rented to Spartak until the end of the season. Decisions on them will be taken in time. Fortunately, Dortmund “Borussia” we are not in a hurry, so before 30 June will be time to thoroughly discuss with the coaching staff about Schürrle, who is now serving a 14-day quarantine in a Moscow after returning from Germany.