Zenit St. Petersburg striker ArtemDzyuba was one of the players named as part of the list of best players in the league which was released by the Russian Football Union (RFU).
33 players are usually namedon the list of the best players at the end of every Russian Premier League season.
Russia national team star Dzyubawas one of ten players from Zenit St. Petersburg. Russia striker Dzyuba is a regular every season when it comes to the list of best players in the Russia Premier League.Russia national team striker Dzyuba was a key player for Zenit St. Petersburgwho emerged as champions at the end of the latest Russian Premier League.
Apart fromDyzuba, Zenit St. Petersburg players Douglas Santos, Wilmar Barrios, VyacheslavKaravaev, Wendel, SardarAzmoun, DejanLovren, MagomedOzdoev and YaroslavRakitskiy also made the list of the best players at the end of the 2020/21 Russian Premier League season.
ArtemDzyuba has made the 33-man squad of the best players in the Russian league for the sixth season in a row though the Russian international still has work to do to get to the level of players such as Alexander Kerzakhov and Alexander Anyukov. Kerzakhov and Anyukov hold the record for the most appearances in the squad of the best players. They have appeared on the list eight times each.
The Zenit St. Petersburg duo of Wendel and former Liverpool central defender DejanLovren made the 33-man list of the best players for the first time. The two players take the total number of Zenit St. Petersburg to 91.
Unlike Lovren and Wendell, Dzyuba is a constant name on the list of the best 33 players on six occasions. He was a member of the Russian squad that crashed out of the group stage at the Euro 2020 tournament.