Nikita Simonyan who is the Russian Football Union Vice President announced the election of Fabio Capello as coach. The announcement was made in a declaration to ITAR-TASS with a h/t to Goal.

According to Simonyan, Capello is expected to sign with Russia later this week. It is expected that Capello will advance Russia in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

The Premier League Insider congratulates Fabio Capello on his selection as Russia's coach. Anyone interested in the position of The Premier League Insider can look at this link.

Enclosed is a You Tube video of Capello during his time with England courtesy of FA TV.