Anzhi Makhachkala has completed the signing of
The 27-year-old former Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder has completed a permanent switch to the big-spending Russian outfit alongside
Anzhi chief executive Ayvaz Kaziakhmedo told the club's official website: "The signings of these footballers totally correspond to the strategy of our club achieving top aims.
"We are confident that, together with Lassana and Nikita, the club will fight for the most prestigious titles."
The experienced midfielder joins a host of high-profile names, including
Diarra spent three-and-a-half seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu after joining from Portsmouth in
Promising striker Tomi Juric has been lured to Western Sydney Wanderers on a two-year deal as coach Tony Popovic sets about tweaking his Premiers’ Plate winning side for next season.