Attacking midfielder and forward who has gained fame for his play for Lokomotiv Moscow beginning in 2013. He helped lead the club to victory in the 2017-2018 Russian Premier League.
He began his youth soccer career for Olymp Slavyansk-na-Kubani in 2008. He later debuted for Lokomotiv Moscow professionally in 2013.
He contributed to Lokomotiv Moscow's Russia Cup winning squads in 2015 and 2017. He was named the best under-21 football player of the Russian Premier League in 2014.
He was born and raised in Slavyansk-na-Kubani, Russia.
He and Igor Denisov have played as teammates for Lokomotiv Moscow.