London: Former AS Roma trainer Luciano Spalletti has been named coach of Zenit St Petersburg, the Russian Premier League club said.
"The board of directors has unanimously agreed to appoint Luciano Spalletti as head coach," Zenit said on their website.
The 50-year-old Italian replaces caretaker coach Anatoly Davydov after signing a three-year contract.
Spalletti quit Roma in September after a poor start to the Serie A seas
First Published: Friday, December 11, 2009, 20:08