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Sebastian Driussi said that the determining factor in his move to Zenit was a conversation with a Leandro Paredes. Both the Argentine this summer signed contracts with the Petersburg club. Paredes moved to the “Zenith” of “Roma” July 1, Shuttle service, Driussi of “river plate” was held on 8 July.

“To be honest, I had an offer not only from Petersburg but also from the Moscow club. But “Zenith” has passed a great friend of mine Paredes. We talked a lot, and it gave. In the end, I’m here”, — quotes Driussi “Sport-Express”.

21-year-old striker made his debut for Zenit on 16 July in an away match of the first round of the championship of Russia against “SKA Khabarovsk” (2:0), replacing Juliano in the 74th minute. In our home game against Rubin Kazan (2:1), he entered the field in the starting lineup, having a double .