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Zenit St Petersburg Keen On Chelsea Winger Yuri Zhirkov

Russian giants Zenit St Petersburg are reportedly pushing ahead with their pursuit of Chelsea winger Yuri Zhirkov.

The Daily Mail has reported that Zenit remain keen on the 27 year old Russian international defender – but plan to play him in a more attacking role.

The versatile player has admitted he would consider a return to Russia after a frustrating season at Chelsea.

Any move to Zenit is likely to depend on Chelsea’s next manager.

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