Transfer news

CSKA capture Elm

July 30, 2012
By ESPN staff

CSKA Moscow have completed the signing of AZ Alkmaar midfielder Rasmus Elm, the Eredivisie club have confirmed.

Rasmus Elm had been linked to some of Europe's top clubs
PA PhotosRasmus Elm had been linked to some of Europe's top clubs

Elm, 24, spent three years at AZ but has now agreed a three-year deal in Russia, signing for an undisclosed fee.

The Sweden international, who was part of the country's squad at Euro 2012, had been attracting interest from Liverpool but will now head to Russia for the current 2012-13 season.

Elm played 83 times for AZ, scoring 18 times, having previously won the Swedish league title with home town side Kalmar in 2008.