10 Zenit players named in the RFU's 33 best players of last season
The Russian Football Union's executive committee has named their best 33 players of the 2019/20 season, including naming Sergei Semak as manager.
The blue-white-sky blues named in the list are Vyacheslav Karavaev (No. 2), Branislav Ivanovic (No. 1), Yaroslav Rakitskiy (No. 1), Yuri Zhirkov (No. 1), Douglas Santos (No. 3), Magomed Ozdoev (No. 2), Wilmar Barrios (No. 1), Malcom (No. 2) Sardar Azmuon (No. 1) and Artem Dzyuba (No. 1).
This is the fifth season in a row that Dzyuba and Zhirkov have been named in the team of the year and now 79 individual Zenit players have made the list of 33 best players since its inception.
Alexander Anyukov and Alexander Kerzhakov hold the record for times selected, with eight appearances each.