Petre returns to CSKA Sofia

SOFIA - Romanian midfielder Florentin Petre has rejoined CSKA Sofia from Russia's Terek Groznyi, the Bulgarian club said on Friday.

Petre, who will turn 34 next month, signed an 18-month contract with CSKA who are second in the league after the first half of the championship, four points behind leaders Litex Lovech.

Petre scored 22 goals in 52 matches during his first spell at CSKA between 2006 and 2008. He moved to Groznyi after winning three league titles in Romania, five national cups and one league title in Bulgaria.