Napoli reach agreement to sign Manchester City attacking midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko

Napoli have been heavily linked with a move for Oleksandr Zinchenko over the course of the transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in Italian Media (Football Italia), Napoli have reached agreement to sign Manchester City attacking midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko.

The Ukraine international was signed by Manchester City in July 2016 from Ufa for a fee of 2 million euros. The 20-year-old has a valid contract with Manchester City until June 2021. In August 2016, Oleksandr Zinchenko was sent to PSV Eindhoven on a season-long loan.

Oleksandr Zinchenko made 17 appearances across all competitions for PSV, supplying 4 assists in return.

The 20-year-old is considered to be one of the best attacking midfielders in Ukraine.

 

Oleksandr Zinchenko
Oleksandr Zinchenko

 

Oleksandr Zinchenko has represented Ukraine at Under-16, Under-17, Under-18, Under-19 and Under-21 level, winning 26 caps and scoring 4 goals, before making his senior international debut in October 2015. As a member of Ukraine national football team, Oleksandr Zinchenko has won 10 caps and has scored one goal.

Maurizio Sarri has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe.

The report claims that Napoli manager has extensively scouted Oleksandr Zinchenko and is considering a move for the attacking midfielder.

Maurizio Sarri is a long term admirer of Oleksandr Zinchenko and believes he can get the most out of the Ukraine international.

Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri wants to continue to strengthening his squad so they’re able to compete both domestically and in the Champions League next season.

Napoli are desperate to make an impact in this summer transfer window.

The Ukraine international would be a versatile addition for the Napoli, having featured at attacking midfielder, left wing and in a right wing role.

 

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However, there is some talk that Maurizio Sarri could rotate his players more next season as Napoli look to compete on three fronts, so there could still be enough game time available for Oleksandr Zinchenko.

According to the report in Italian Media, Napoli have a deal in place to take the creative midfielder on loan for 500,000 euros with option to buy at the end of the season for a further 6 million euros.

Having signed Oleksandr Zinchenko for 2 million euros in the summer of 2016, to make a 4,5 million euros profit on the 20-year-old who, without question, will be fantastic for Manchester City is a good deal all round.

 

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