Soccer-Suker keen to join Dynamo Kiev
Jul 28, 1999
KIEV, July 28 (Reuters) - Croatian international striker Davor Suker wants
to join Dynamo Kiev, the club said on Wednesday.
``We're in a process of negotiation,'' Dynamo president Hrigory Surkis
said, adding that it was Suker who intiated the talks with the Ukrainian
``...Suker called Dynamo coach Valery Lobanovsky and offered his
services,'' said Surkis.
``However, the fact that we have talks (with Suker) doesn't necessarily
mean that he will play for us. In any case, our coach will have the final
Suker, who won the Golden Boot award at the 1998 World Cup finals with six
goals, was released by Real Madrid in May after falling out with coach John
He had been suspended by the club without pay two weeks earlier following
his criticism of Toshack.
Ukrainian media said they expected Suker to travel to Kiev next week.
Dynamo, European Cup semifinalists last season, were beginning this
season's European campaign on Wednesday with a home game against
Lithuania's Zalgiris Vilnius in the second qualifying round of the