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AS: Villarreal interested in CSKA Moscow midfielder Alan Dzagoev

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Villarreal are interested in Russian midfielder Alan Dzagoev according to Diario AS following his Champions League performances.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen v PFC CSKA Moskva - UEFA Champions League Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images

Silly season never ceases to stop despite the fact the summer transfer window closed down at the beginning of the month.

According to Diaro AS Villarreal are said to be interested in CSKA Moscow midfielder Alan Dzagoev following his impressive individual display against Bayer Leverkusen during their Champions League encounter last night, where Dzagoev scored the equalizer for the Russian side at the BayArena.

As claims Dzagoev is looking for a move away from CSKA Moscow once the winter transfer window opens in January.

Villarreal are not the only club said to be interested in the talented midfielder, as Everton, FC Schalke 04, Borussia Dortmund are also looking to acquire his signature.

There’s not much to take away from this rumor. As stated previously, the summer transfer window just close down, so there’s still a long way to go before the winter transfer window opens in January. Nonetheless, it would be interesting to see if Villarreal are indeed interested in making an offer from Dzagoev once the winter transfer window opens. He’s a quality player, he is a natural #10 with the versatility to play on either side on the flanks. Dzagoev could potentially form an interesting partnership with fellow countryman Denis Cheryshev. We’ll see...