BATE defender Artsiom Radzkou moves to Gençlerbirliği S.K. from Super Lig, Turkish top division. He will officially become Ankara side's player from 1 January 2014.
For 28-year old player this is already third foreign experience. In 2008 he moved to FC Khimki from Russia, and from 2 September 2013 played for another Russian Premier League side, this time FC Terek Grozny.
Radzkou spent most of his career in BATE. As a player of the Yellow-Blues Artsiom became a 7-times Belarusian Championship, 2 times Belarusian Cup winner and 3 times Belarusian Supercup winner. In 2007 he was voted best defender of the Belarusian Vysshaya Liga.
Radzkou's total for BATE is 242 matches and 9 goals (Vysshaya Liga - 164/8, Belarusian Cup - 29/0, Belarusian Supercup - 4/0, UEFA Champions League - 25/1, UEFA Europa League - 20/0).
"I am very thankful to BATE which is the most special club for me. The bosses of the club, the coaching staff, the players all of us did a lot of fantastic things. I would like also to thank BATE fans. They are definitely the best in the country", - said Artsiom to fcbate.by.
FC BATE thanks Artsiom for his contribution into the team's success and wishes him all the best in the new team.