Leandro Paredes joins Zenit!

Zenit and Roma have reached an agreement on the transfer of the Argentine midfielder to the blue-white-sky blues. The player has joined the club on a 4-year contract.
Leandro Paredes was born on 29 June 1994 in San Justo, Argentina. Leandro began his career at Boca Juniors and made his debut for the first team in 2010 and played 29 matches for the famous club, scoring 5 goals. While in Buenos Aires he won the League Title and the Argentinian Cup.

In 2014, he moved to Chievo in Italy, playing just a single game for the club before quickly moving to Roma in the same year. During the 2015/16 he went on loan to Empoli.

In June 2017 he made his debut for Argentina, in a friendly match against Singapore, also getting on the scoresheet. Paredes plays in as a central and defensive midfielder.

Zenit are delighted to welcome Leandro Paredes to St. Petersburg and wish him good luck with the blue-white-sky blues!