Rubin sign striker Eduardo

MOSCOW - Brazilian striker Carlos Eduardo has joined Russian champions Rubin Kazan from Bundesliga side Hoffenheim, the Russian Premier League club said on Tuesday.

The 23-year-old Eduardo, who started his professional career with Brazilian club Gremio in 2007, has signed a four-year deal, Rubin said on their website.

The financial details were not disclosed but media reports have put the transfer fee at 20 million euros.

Eduardo will be a welcome addition to Rubin ahead of the Champions League campaign after the club sold Russian international striker Alexander Bukharov and midfielder Sergei Semak to league rivals Zenit St Petersburg.

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