CSKA Moscow CEO Andrei Vatutin is in a stable condition in hospital after being assaulted by an unknown person in the Russian capital.

Vatutin came out of the grocery store on Monday evening in Halabyan, located on the north-west side of Moscow and headed to his car.

He was then approached by two unknown people and they begun to beat his hands and feet with a rubber mallet.

The 42-year-old CSKA Moscow director suffered a fracture of the upper jaw and both fingers.

“Andrey is still in the hospital, his condition is stable,” a statement released by CSKA Moscow said. “Vatutin will miss a few matches of the team and he has asked to convey his greetings and gratitude to all who worried about his health.

“The club and the team continue to function normally.”