Football club Zenit wants to save midfielder Yuri Zhirkov, who ends the contract this summer. According to the newspaper “Sport Day by Day” on April 25, negotiations on the extension of cooperation will begin soon.
The 34-year-old football player will be offered a new contract under the “1 + 1” scheme with a decrease in salary. According to the current agreement, Zhirkov receives about 2 million euros per year.
This season, Yuri Zhirkov played in 14 matches of the Russian Football Premier League and scored one goal.