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Andre Villas-Boas named new Zenit coach

Former Tottenham and Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas has been named new coach of Zenit St Petersburg.

The Portuguese tactician, who had been out of work since being sacked by Spurs following their humiliating defeat by Liverpool in December, has been handed a two-year contract.

Zenit confirmed Villas-Boas will be officially presented to the media on March 20.

A short statement on Zenit's website read: "Zenit has agreed terms on a contract with new head coach André Villas-Boas.

"The contract will be signed and Mr. Villas-Boas will be presented in St. Petersburg as Zenit's new head coach on March 20. Mr. Villas-Boas' contract begins in March, 2014, and is valid for two seasons."

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