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Man City sign Ukraine's Zinchenko

4 Jul 2016

Midfielder who featured at UEFA Euro 2016 becomes Pep Guardiola's third signing

Manchester City have completed the signing of Ukraine international Oleksandr Zinchenko from Russian club Ufa.

Zinchenko (centre) in action for Ukraine at UEFA Euro 2016

The 19-year-old midfielder, who played in all three of Ukraine's matches at UEFA Euro 2016, has scored twice in 31 appearances for Ufa, for whom he signed from Shakhtar Donetsk.

With his goal in a 4-3 friendly win over Romania in May, Zinchenko became Ukraine's youngest goalscorer, at 19 years and 165 days, beating a record set by Andriy Shevchenko.

Zinchenko is set to become the sixth player from Ukraine to play in the Premier League.

Ukrainians in the Premier League

Player PL apps Goals
Oleg Luzhny 81 0
Sergei Rebrov 59 10
Andriy Shevchenko 48 9
Andriy Voronin 27 5
Alex Evtushok 3 0

Man City start their preparations for the 2016/17 campaign with a pre-season friendly against Bayern Munich, at the Allianz Arena in Munich, on 20 July, before they kick off their Premier League season at home to Sunderland on 13 August.

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