Winger Cheryshev is likely to be crucial for a goal-shy Russia team that are without a win in their last six friendlies.
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Creative midfielder Alan Dzagoev and Villarreal winger Denis Cheryshev have been confirmed in Russia's final 23-man squad for its home World Cup.All but two of the squad play for Russian clubs with the exceptions being Cheryshev and reserve goalkeeper Vladimir Gabulov, who plays for Brugge in Belgium.The 38-year-old center-back Sergei Ignashevich will be one of the oldest players at the World Cup after coming out of international retirement for one last tournament.He's still seven years younger than Egypt's goalkeeper Essam el-Hadary, who can become the oldest player to take the field at a World Cup.The others are Gabulov, Ignashevich and left wing-back Yuri Zhirkov.
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