Tymoshchuk is negotiating with Zenit and could be the assistant Lucescu

St. Petersburg “Zenith” is in talks with his former player Anatoly Tymoshchuk about the transition in the coaching staff of Mircea Lucescu.

According to “Sports day by day,” the 37-year-old Ukrainian, who needs to obtain PRO coaching license in January or February of 2017, already a few days in Saint-Petersburg and deals with the management of the club.

Negotiations have been delayed due to the question of the duration of the contract. Zenit offers Tymoshchuk 1.5 years, while ex-midfielder of the team is willing to accept a longer agreement. There is a possibility that the parties will converge on one and a half years contract with an option to extend.