Zenit Saint Petersburg appoint Andre Villas-Boas as new Manager

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A statement released on Zenit’s website read: ‘Zenit has agreed terms on a contract with new head coach Andre Villas-Boas.

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

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Villas-Boas will be unveiled on Thursday and his first match will be a league fixture with Krylya Sovetov on Monday
‘Mr. Villas-Boas’ contract begins in March, 2014, and is valid for two seasons (2014/2015, 2015/2016).’

Zenit travel to Borussia Dortmund for the second leg of their Champions League last 16 tie on Wednesday evening, trailing 4-2 from the first leg.

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Zenit are currently second in the Russian Premier League, three points behind leaders Lokomotiv Moscow with nine matches to play.

Despite this, Zenit sacked Italian coach Luciano Spalletti last week.

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