The trainer “Zenith” wanted to escape from Russia to England


Roberto Manidifata: Alexey Danichev / RIA Novosti

The head coach Petersburg “Zenith” Roberto Mancini spoke about the desire to return to the English Premier League (EPL). His words are quoted by Corriere dello Sport.

“I would like to work in other leagues, but it is clear that the Premier League is perhaps the most beautiful season. I would go back to England, but only in a team that hasn’t won, because the work in teams that consistently win, it’s not stimulating,” said Mancini.

At the moment, “Zenit” is on the fifth place in standings of the championship of Russia, lagging behind the leading “Locomotive” for 10 points. 15 Mar blue-white-blue flew out of the Europa League, losing to German “RB Leipzig” at the stage of 1/8 finals.

53-year-old Italian specialist headed the St. Petersburg team in June 2017. When Italian “Zenith” has joined the list of players for whom the club paid a total of about $ 100 million.

Mancini previously was the head of the English “Manchester city”, Turkish “Galatasaray”, Italian “inter”, “Lazio” and “Fiorentina”.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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