New head coach Petersburg «Zenith» began Roberto Mancini, the official website of the Russian club.
The agreement with the Italian specialist will last for three years with possibility of prolongation of contract for another 2 years.
Roberto Mancini has replaced on a post of the instructor of the St. Petersburg team Mircea Lucescu.
Roberto Mancini played in the attack clubs Bologna, Sampdoria (won the Cup winners Cup in 1990, the Champions of Italy in 1991, four-time Cup winner Italy) and Lazio (winner of the Cup winners ‘ Cup and UEFA super Cup in 1999, Italian champion 2000, winner of Italian Cup).
In the years 1984-94, he was the player of the national team of Italy. Member of the world Cup 1990 and the European championship 1988.
Roberto Mancini coached Lazio (Cup winner Italy 2004), Fiorentina (champion of Italy of 2001), inter (champion of Italy), Manchester city (Champions of England 2012, winner of the FA Cup in 2011), Galatasaray (winner of the Turkish Cup, 2014).