Zenit names Villas-Boas as new manager

Moscow, March 19: Former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas has been named Russian side Zenit St Petersburg’s new manager.

The 36-year-old Portuguese will officially sign for Zenit March 20, reported Xinhua.

“Zenit has agreed terms on a contract with new head coach Andre Villas-Boas,” said the club in a statement Tuesday.

“The contract will be signed and Villas-Boas will be presented in St Petersburg as Zenit’s new head coach March 20.”

Villas-Boas will receive at least 8.5 million euros ( $11.8 million) a season as well as possible bonuses, according to media reports.

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