The 19-year-old centre-back was on trial during the first training camp. And now he penned a 3-year contract with the Moscow side.
Saba was born in St. Petersburg. At the age of six, he started playing football at the Smena football school, then moving to the Zenit Academy. At the age of 17, Sazonov made his debut for Zenit in three tournaments in a row – the Youth Championship, the Youth Football League and the Professional Football League. He played in the Russian Premier League for the first time during the matchday 30.
Since June, he was on trial at Dynamo Moscow, taking part in all friendly matches of the first VTB training camp in Austria.
Saba Sazonov and Pavel Pivovarov