St. Petersburg "Zenith" has extended its contract with midfielder Yuri Zhirkov, according to the website of the football club.
It is noted that the agreement with the footballer is calculated until the end of the 2020/21 season.
Zhirkov has been playing for Zenit since January 2016. During this time, the athlete played 107 matches, scored five goals and made 15 assists.
In addition, Zenit extended the agreement with the goalkeeper Mikhail Kerzhakov. The new contract was signed according to the "1 + 1" scheme.
Earlier it became known that the captain of the Russian football team Artyom Dzyuba signed a contract with Zenit for another two years. Prior to this, FC announced the departure of two players at once - team captain Branislav Ivanovich and defender Igor Smolnikov.