The Zenit players return to action on 15 January
Next Monday, the blue-white-sky blues will head off to the first winter Gazprom training camp in Dubai.
In the UAE the team will play three friendly matches. On the 22nd January against Denmark's FC Copenhagen, on the 25th we take on Slavia Prague from the Czech Republic and on the 28th it's Guangzhou Evergrande from China.
The second winter Gazprom training camp will be held in Turkey from 2 to 13 February with our the first official match of the year being in the UEFA Europa League on 15 February in Glasgow against Celtic.