Russia: Nelli to Belogorie Belgorod
The three-time CEV Volleyball Champions League winners, Belogorie Belgorod, signed a contract with Italian Gabriele Nelli.
The Italy National Team backup opposite will replace Serbian Dražen Luburić, who went to Lokomotiv.
Belgorod is the first club abroad in Nelli’s career. The 26-year-old player came from Gas Sales Piacenza, and he has been a member of the Italy Men since 2015.
With the arrival of Nelli, Russian side almost completed composing the roster for the next season. Only the question of the second foreign player remained open. The option of hiring the Pole Artur Szalpuk has appeared a few days ago, but it seems that he’s closer to moving to Asia….