Thursday January 31 2019
Zenit loan Mevlja to Empoli

Empoli have reportedly secured Slovenia international defender Miha Mevlja on loan from Zenit St Petersburg.

The 28-year-old centre-back has 17 senior caps, and one goal, for his country.

So far this season, Mevlja has played 14 competitive games for Zenit, with one goal in the Europa League qualifiers.

His previous clubs include Lausanne, Dinamo Bucharest and Rostov.

Empoli have also officially signed defender Cristian Dell'Orco on loan with obligation to buy from Sassuolo.

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