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The midfielder is set to end his eight-year association with French football and continue his career in Russia, subject to putting pen to paper and completion of a medical

Spartak Moscow has announced that it has reached an agreement with Olympique Lyonnais over the transfer of Kim Kallstrom.

The Sweden international will now undergo a medical in the Russian capital before signing a contract, although the details of which remain unspecified.

Kallstrom, 29 arrived in Ligue 1 with Rennes via Djurgarden in 2004, before moving onto then-champion Lyon just two years later.

He made 171 appearances for Les Dogues, scoring 17 times, but his time at club appeared to be up following president Jean-Michel Aulas' admission that he was ready to move the midfielder on.

The Swede joins the likes of Unai Emery, Romulo and Juan Insaurralde as new faces at Spartak, which has spent the summer rebuilding its squad in an bid to end Zenit St Petersburg's hold on the Russian Premier League crown.

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