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The head coach Petersburg “Zenith” Sergei Semak was thinking about leaving the team. It is reported Sport24.
According to the source, the reason lies in the complex relationship with the General Director of club Alexander Medvedev and sporting Director Javier Ribalta. While the management of the club are already considering specialists to replace Semak.
Specifies that the coach is unhappy with the transfer policy of the club. Semak allegedly relied on signing a new contract with striker Alexander Kokorin.
On 29 July it was reported that for Kokorin, who played for “Sochi” on loan, will compete in Moscow “Dynamo”, “Spartak” and “locomotive”. The football player’s contract with Zenit expires on 31 July, after which the striker will become a free agent.
Semak was the head of “Zenit” in 2018. Under his leadership, Zenit won the Russian championship and national Cup. Also, the coach known for his work in “Ufa”. In the season 2017/2018, he was able for the first time in history to get the club into the Europa League.
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