Semak chose “Ufa” Zenit

Sergei Semak

Head coach of “Ufa” Sergey Semak said that is not going to lead the St. Petersburg “Zenith”. His words on Saturday, may 27, brings Twitter account to “Sport FM”.

“Next season I remain in the “Ufa”, “Zenith” will not head. I hope for one-two-three quality enhancement. A place in the top eight is certainly good, but I hope to fight for the European cups. Realized that he was ready to work on my own about a year ago. Was going to start next season”, — said Semak.

“Zenit” under the leadership of Romanian coach Mircea Lucescu finished the championship in 3rd place and failed to get into the Champions League of the season 2017/18. Blue-white-blue will perform in the group stage of the Europa League. May 26, “Soviet sport” reported that the new head coach of “Zenith” can become the former coach of Manchester city Roberto Mancini.

Semak started the season as an assistant coach “Zenith”, but was headed by the “Ufa” in December. 41-year-old led the team to the semifinals of the Russian Cup, the Russian football Premier League (RFPL), the Ufa finished in 7th place. His contract is valid until the end of next season.