«Zenith» has sent the head coach Mircea Lucescu resigned

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in fotomancer Lucescu. Archival photo«Zenith» has sent the head coach Mircea Lucescu resigned© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

. The head coach of the St. Petersburg «Zenith» Mircea Lucescu dismissed by the Board of Directors of the club, said in a statement on the official website of the team.

The Romanian specialist came to Zenit last summer, succeeding head coach of the Portuguese Andre Villas-Boas. His contract was signed under the scheme «2+1». The most likely candidate for the post of coach of the Petersburg command, the media called the Italian Roberto Mancini.

Blue-white-blue became bronze prize-winners of the past championship of Russia, not once in the Champions League.