Bilic to take over Lokomotiv
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Croatia coach Slaven Bilic announced on Monday that he will take over at Russian Premier League side Lokomotiv Moscow after UEFA EURO 2012.

"I signed a three-year contract with Lokomotiv Moscow, which becomes effective once the European Championship is over," Bilic said. "I'm happy and proud that I will join a big club, a big town and an extremely strong league."

The 43-year-old former Croatian international, who played for Everton and West Ham United, took over as national coach in 2006. The following year he became a national hero when Croatia won 3-2 at Wembley to deny England a place at EURO 2008.

But they failed to qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™. Bilic was a member of the squad that achieved Croatia's biggest success on the international stage when they were third at the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France.