Claudio Marchisio signs for Zenit

The midfielder joins the blue-white-sky blues as a free-agent basis and has signed a two-year contract.
Claudio Marchisio signs for Zenit
Claudio Marchisio was born on 19 January 1986 in Turin. At the age of seven he joined the Juventus Academy and has spent almost 25 years with only a single one year break with the Italian giants (he spent the 2007/08 season with FC Empoli). Marchisio has played 389 matches for Juventus, has scored 37 goals and made 42 assists.

Claudio is a seven-time Scudetto winner, Serie B league winner, three-time winner of the Italian Super Cup and four-time of the Italian Cup. While at Juventus, he played twice in the final of the UEFA Champions League.

In August 2009, Claudio Marchisio made his debut for Italy and has won 55 caps and scored 5 goals.

Zenit welcomes Claudio Marchisio and wishes him all the best in St. Petersburg! Bienvenuto!