Eremenko joins Metalist Kharkiv

MOSCOW - Finland international Alexei Eremenko has joined Ukrainian first division club Metalist Kharkiv on a three-year contract from Saturn Ramenskoye, the Russian Premier League club said on Wednesday. The 26-year-old Russian-born winger had spent the last three-and-a-half years at Saturn after joining them from Italian Serie A side Lecce in January 2006. His younger brother and fellow Finland international, Roman Eremenko, plays for Ukrainian champions Dynamo Kiev.