Football club “Zenith” and Russian national team midfielder and Dynamo Moscow Yuri Zhirkov agreed that from 1 July 2016, the player will continue his career in the blue-white-blue, according to the official site of the Petersburg club.
At the moment Zhirkov is a player of “Dynamo”. Contract 32-year-old footballer from “Zenith” is designed for two years.
It is reported that Zhirkov will join Zenit on a free transfer, if the parties cannot be decided on the early transfer of a player.
A native of Tambov, Yuri Zhirkov has won many awards and titles – twice he became the champion of Russia, won the UEFA Cup and won the championship of England.
In 2008, Zhirkov was named the best player of the Russian football Union, entered in the symbolic team of the championship Europe UEFA and was nominated for the “Golden ball”.
In the season-2015/16, the midfielder has played for Dynamo 16 matches, and gave 3 assists, and twice went on the field in the national team of Russia.