UA-Football has collected for you the most important news for Thursday, September 22
“Dynamo” Kyiv signed the midfielder of the Danish “Vyborg” Yustin Lonveik. The contract is signed for five years. According to media reports, Kyiv paid two million euros for the 22-year-old Dutch football player. In the current season, Lonwijk scored two goals and made two assists in 15 matches.
The captain of “Zorya” Yehor Nazarina became a player of “Shakhtar”. Officially, the clubs have not yet announced the transfer, but the profile of the 25-year-old centre-half has already appeared in the Donetsk club’s application on the UPL website.
Ukrainian attacking midfielder Yevhen Shakhov has become a player of “Zorya”, reports the official website of the Luhansk club, without specifying any details. The last team of the 31-year-old football player was the Greek AEK. Shakhov also played for PAOK and Lecce. Until 2016, Shakhov played in the UPL for “Arsenal” and “Dnipro”.
The head coach of the Ukrainian national team, Oleksandr Petrakov, has called up Dnipro-1 midfielder Eduard Sarapiy to the national team. Sarapiy was transferred from the reserve list to the main one. For the 23-year-old football player, this is his debut call to the national team.
Several more matches of the fifth round of the League of Nations took place yesterday. Team France beat Austria and left the last place in their group. France’s four-match winless streak is over. Mbappe and Giroud each scored a goal (2:0). The leader in group 1 was Croatia, which beat Denmark. In the other elite quartet, the Netherlands continues to lead (victory over Poland 2:0), second place is occupied by Belgium (Wales was beaten 2:1).
The famous scorer Goran Pandev announced the end of his career. The 39-year-old attacker once played for Inter, Napoli, Lazio, Spezia, Genoa, Ancona, Parma and Galatasaray. In total, he has 493 matches and 101 goals in Serie A, 122 games and 39 goals scored for the North Macedonia national team.
Serie B club “Genoa” announced the termination of the contract with Andriy Shevchenko. Cooperation was terminated by mutual consent of the parties. The Ukrainian coach headed Genoa in November 2021, but he was suspended from work already in January 2022, but Shevchenko remained under contract at the club.