Zenit appoint AVB as coach

Zenit St Petersburg have confirmed the appointment of Andre Villas-Boas as their new coach.

Last Updated: 21/03/14 at 11:25 Post Comment

Andre Villas-Boas: New boss of Zenit

Andre Villas-Boas: New boss of Zenit

The 36-year-old former Chelsea, Tottenham and Porto chief will officially take charge of Zenit on Thursday, the day after the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash with Borussia Dortmund.

Villas-Boas replaces Italian Luciano Spalletti, who was sacked after a poor run of form which saw just one win in 11 games.

Villas-Boas has agreed a two-year deal at the Petrovsky Stadium.

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