Russian giants Zenit St.Petersburg have announced the signing of tall striker Alexsandr Bukharov from reigning RPL champions Rubin Kazan. The fee for the transfer was not announced, but Russian media reports put it to be somewhere around the 12 million euro mark. Bukharov has signed a four year contract with Zenit.
Bukharov started his career with FC Krasnodar-2000 and had stints with FC Chernomorets Novorossiysk and FC Rubin-2 Kazan before joining Rubin. He made his debut for the Russian national team last year against Azerbaijan.
Zenit, coached by Luciano Spalletti, currently hold a seven point lead over Rubin in the 2010 edition of the Russian Premier League
[Source:- Zenit St.Petersburg]
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