Striker Kuchta joins Sparta after only six months in Russia

Czech international Jan Kuchta has joined Sparta Prague football club from Locomotive Moscow. The 25-year-old striker has signed a one-year loan deal that also gives Sparta the option to make the move permanent after that period.

Kuchta only joined the Russian club from city rivals Slavia Prague in January this year, for EUR 5 million. He has four caps with the Czech national team.

Author: Ian Willoughby