Zenit St Petersburg target Chelsea defender Alex

28 May 2011 12:46
ShareChelsea 's Brazil defender Alex is wanted by Russian team Zenit St Petersburg.[LNB]Zenit's Italian manager Luciano Spalletti contacted the Stamford Bridge clubpersonally to ask about the prospects of signing the 28-year-old.[LNB] Hard hitter: Alex (right) is attracting the attention of Russian outfit Zenit[LNB]Alex, capped 17 times for Brazil, dropped behind new signing David Luiz in thepecking order for central defensive places after suffering a thigh injury.[LNB]Former Roma boss Spalletti, who won the Russian league and cup double with Zenit last year, wants Alex's height and strength in the air to help defend both trophies.[LNB]  I'm staying! Axed Ancelotti still wants to manage in the Premier LeagueChelsea face a fight to keep hold of teenage midfielder McEachranBring me the new Drogba! Chelsea's Abramovich closes on ?20m LukakuAll the latest Chelsea news, features and opinion [LNB]  Explore more:Places: Brazil

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