CSKA Moscow, Zenit circle Chelsea for Zhirkov

Russian clubs are ready to pounce for Chelsea wing-back Yury Zhirkov. The Russian transfer market doesn't close until next month.

Russian clubs are ready to pounce for Chelsea wing-back Yury Zhirkov.

The Russian transfer market doesn't close until next month.

Zhirkov said: "My only target at the moment is to get back into the main Chelsea team.

"If I'm successful with that, all the other issues will resolve themselves.

"But if I fail to achieve that between now and the summer, I will start thinking of other possibilities."

Former club CSKA Moscow and Russian champions Zenit St Petersburg are monitoring Zhirkov's situation.

 
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