Former Tottenham Hotspur boss AVB to leave Zenit St Petersburg

COhvmvLWcAAASPvFormer Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas has announced that he will step down as manager of Zenit St Petersburg at the end of the 2015-16 season.

Villas-Boas joined the Russian giants after leaving Spurs in 2013, and has enjoyed vast success including winning the Russian Championship last season, and qualifying successively for the Champions League.

But the former Tottenham coach feels now is the best time to move on in his career.

“If we talk about a contract extension, when we last met with you, I said that the club made ​​me an offer at the end of last season and I refused,” Villas-Boas said in regard to his contract.

Villas-Boas continued: “At the end of the season I am gone.”

Sky Bet since have linked Andre Villas-Boas with a return to the Premier League, listing him as 50/1 to become the future Manchester City or Liverpool boss, although it is speculated that he will seek a move to La Liga.

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