The Zenit coach has swapped millions of euros for work in Italy


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Main Zenit coach Roberto Mancini will leave his post for a job at the head of the Italian national team. It is reported by Football Italia.

According to the publication, the specialist refused to put him under contract with the Petersburg club 13 million euros. He will sign a contract with the Italian football Federation not later than may 16.

Football Italia earlier reported that Zenit and Mancini agreed to terminate the contract. The official announcement is expected on Monday, may 14. While working at the Italian national team coach went to a pay cut.

The Italian heads the “Zenith” on 1 June 2017. With the arrival of Mancini, the St. Petersburg club was marked by active work in the transfer market, buying players worth over 80 million euros. In the current season of the Russian football Premier League “Zenith” has lost chances of hit in League of Champions.

Mancini is also known for his work in Serie A clubs Lazio and FC Internazionale Milano in the English “Manchester city” and the Turkish “Galatasaray”.

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