One of the players expelled from the Black Sea by police scandal – goalkeeper Georgi Kitanov, managed to make a serious transfer abroad. The 24-year-old has hired the Romanian elite Astra Giurgiu, where another native guard, Plamen Iliev (now Ludogorets), has been hired.
Last season the team finished 5th in the final standings, 23 points behind CFR Cluj. The team also reached the final of the Cup of Romania, where they lost 1 to 2 of Vitorul after extra time. Apparently this made the blacks make a more serious selection before the start of the new season.
On the club's official website, Kitanov is represented as a native CSKA football player, who has more than 160 games on his back in the Premier League. Astra revealed that the contract with the Bulgarian footballer is for the next 3 seasons.
Along with him, the 26-year-old Florentine offensive midfielder Matthew (1-year contract) arrived and Nigerian Goodnes Ajax, who is the brother of Watford Isaac Socks of English base.