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Oleksandr Zinchenko joins Manchester City from FC Ufa

Ukraine international Oleksandr Zinchenko played 24 times for FC Ufa in the Russian Premier League last season.

Manchester City have confirmed the signing of Ukraine attacking midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko from FC Ufa.

Sources told ESPN FC last week that City had agreed a deal for Zinchenko, 19, and the transfer has now been completed.

The Manchester Evening News reports that Zinchenko cost £1.7 million.

He played in all three of Ukraine's matches at Euro 2016, coming on as a substitute against Germany and Northern Ireland, before starting against Poland.

Zinchenko scored twice in 26 appearances...

Manchester City agree deal for Oleksandr Zinchenko - sources

Oleksandr Zinchenko
Oleksandr Zinchenko has been tipped for a bright future.

Manchester City have agreed a deal for Ukraine forward Oleksandr Zinchenko, sources close to the player have told ESPN FC.

Zinchenko, 19, played 26 times for FC Ufa in the Russian league last season and has attracted the attention of new Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, as well as German club Borussia Dortmund.

The winger made his debut for the Ukraine in October and was part of Mykhaylo Fomenko's squad for Euro 2016, though he only started one game and made two substitute appearances as they...

FC Ufa's Oleksandr Zinchenko set for Borussia Dortmund move - agent

Oleksandr Zinchenko, left, has played at youth and senior level for Ukraine.

FC Ufa midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko is set to join Borussia Dortmund this summer, the player's agent said on Friday, however the Russian club's general manager has refuted his claim.

The 19-year-old Ukraine youth and senior international has been linked to the likes of Roma, Zenit St. Petersburg, Shakhtar Donetsk, Dinamo Kiev and the top Moscow clubs in addition to the Bundesliga side.

Speaking to Sport Express on Friday, ProSports Management agency president German Tkachenko revealed a move to...

FIFA questions RFU over response to Emmanuel Frimpong abuse

Emmanuel Frimpong has criticised the RFU for failing to punish Spartak Moscow for their supporters' actions.

FIFA has asked the Russian Football Union (RFU) to explain why it banned FC Ufa midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong for two matches for his reaction to racism from Spartak Moscow fans while not punishing the alleged abusers' club.

In video from Friday's Russian Premier League game, Spartak fans could be heard racially taunting former Arsenal player Frimpong.

The Ghanaian made a gesture with his finger in response to the taunts, which saw him banned for two games, while Spartak escaped punishment over...


Emmanuel Frimpong suspended for red card after alleged racial abuse

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Football authorities in 2018 World Cup host Russia have imposed a two-match ban on a Ghanaian player who was sent off for his reaction to alleged racist abuse.

Spartak Moscow, whose fans were accused of taunting FC Ufa midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong, were not punished.

The incident happened in the opening game of the Russian Premier League season on Friday.

Frimpong gestured with a finger toward the Spartak stands in the 31st minute, for which the former Arsenal midfielder...