Rakitskiy will start training with Zenit at the training camp in Spanish Calpe, which will be held from 1 to 10 February.
For Shakhtar Rakitskiy played since August 2009. Shakhtar Yaroslav spent 326 matches and scored 14 goals. With a miner, a native of Dnepropetrovsk region 7-time champion of Ukraine and 6 times won the Ukrainian Cup.
Also on the bill Rakitskiy 54 games and 4 goals for the national team of Ukraine, with which the Central defender participated in the European Championships of 2012 and 2016.
As reported by the portal Znayu ultras Shakhtar responded to the transition from Rakitskiy to Zenith.