Zenit St Petersburg
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MOSCOW -- Zenit St Petersburg are set to release Andrey Arshavin and Anatoly Tymoshchuk at the end of the season.
The duo's contracts are both set to expire in the summer and Zenit coach Andre Villas-Boas says the Russian Premier League leaders are unlikely to offer them extensions.
"The situation is developing so that their contracts [will] run out," Villas Boas said on the club's official website. "We have, from my understanding, not had any talks, although we did have one talk with Tymoshchuk.
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