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Russian football club Zenit sacks Italian coach: reports

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Top Russian Premier League side Zenit St Peterburg, owned by state-controlled gas giant Gazprom, have sacked their Italian manager Luciano Spalletti, reports said Tuesday. 

File photo taken in December 2013 shows Zenit St Petersburg manager Luciano Spalletti during a training session in Vienna

Russian media, including state owned R-Sport and First Channel, as well as the leading sports daily Sport Express, said the decision had been taken Monday at a meeting of Zenit's executive board.

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