Zenit’s sporting director Javier Ribalta has left his post, according to the press service of the blue-white-blue. He stressed that he was a little sad, as he had spent three wonderful years in St. Petersburg.
“To tell you the truth, I don’t feel happy at all. In addition to what happened on the field, where we won and won championship titles, I consider it an achievement how I was treated here and how I was with people, ”Ribalta said.
He stressed that he was happy to work with the club, where he met many friends. The ex-sports director also addressed the fans, urging them to continue to support the team. Ribalta expressed the hope that soon they will be able to celebrate their third championship in a row.
Recall that Ribalta was appointed sporting director of Zenit on July 31, 2018. Prior to his work in Russia, he served as the chief scout of the English Manchester United.