The contract was signed according to the 2 + 1 scheme. On May 24, 'Zenit' Saint Petersburg announced the appointment of Mircea Lucescu as its new head coach.
The agreement is signed for 2 years and provides possible extension for one more year.
Lucescu coached Donetsk 'Shakhtar' from 2004 to 2016.
Last weekend, Lucescu participated in the last game of 'Shakhtar' that won the Ukrainian Cup.