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Zenit St Petersburg name Sergei Semak as new boss

Former midfielder Sergei Semak leaves FC Ufa to become the new manager of Russian giants Zenit St Petersburg.

Zenit St Petersburg have appointed Sergei Semak as the club's new manager.

Earlier this month, Roberto Mancini left his role with Zenit to become the new boss of Italy but the Russian giants have already moved to secure a replacement.

This season, Semak guided FC Ufa to a sixth-placed finish in the top flight but the 42-year-old has now agreed to return to familiar surroundings.

Semak spent the final three years of his playing career with Zenit before then spending three years on the backroom staff at the Krestovsky Stadium.

The former midfielder also acted as the assistant manager with Russia between 2014 and 2016.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Zenit St PetersburgZenit108112081225
2FC KrasnodarKrasnodar106131881019
3RostovRostov10532104618
4Spartak Moscow10532107318
5Rubin Kazan10451129317
6CSKA MoscowCSKA10442145916
7Lokomotiv MoscowLokomotiv104331110115
8OrenburgOrenburg10424119214
9Akhmat GroznyAkhmat Grozny10334912-312
10Ural YekaterinburgUral103251017-711
11Arsenal TulaArsenal Tula102441111010
12Dynamo Moscow10244910-110
13Anzhi MakhachkalaAnzhi10316615-910
14Krylia SovetovKrylia Sovetov10316414-1010
15FC UfaUfa10235713-69
16Yenisey KrasnoyarskYenisey10127616-105

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