However, he only managed 15 games and two goals in all competitions for Zenit before an old knee injury resurfaced. That meant he missed the 11-game unbeaten run in the spring which helped Zenit win the Russian Premier League title.
Zenit says it and Marchisio "reached an agreement on the early termination of his contract," but didn't give financial details. Marchisio had been reported to be among the highest earners in the Russian league.
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