Sergey Fursenko / photo – Sport-Express
The President Petersburg “Zenith” Sergey Fursenko praised the transfer of defender Yaroslav Rakitskiy from Shakhtar.
“Rakytskyy – a very strong player, he is in good physical condition. He’s working the left leg, which is significant for us, we were looking for laponogova player. He is very good in attack, he has a good long pass.
He is versatile, has a lot of advantages, so we opted for it. Honestly, he’s still six months ago was in the list of players that we considered”.
Earlier, the President of Shakhtar thanked the centre-back over the years spent at the club.