Football: Atalanta signs Shakhtar midfielder Kovalenko

Source : 112 Ukraine

24-year-old footballer will continue his career in Italy
21:21, 1 February 2021

Ukrainian footballer Viktor Kovalenko
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Atalanta B.C. has announced the transfer of FC Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Viktor Kovalenko.

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Shakhtar also confirmed on their website that the 24-year-old footballer will continue his career in Italy.

The clubs did not disclose the details of the agreement, but according to the Transfermarkt website, the transfer amount was EUR 700,000, the contract with the player was signed for four and a half years – until June 30, 2025.

Kovalenko, a graduate of the FC Shakhtar Academy, made his debut in the first team in the 2014-2015 season. He played 200 official matches for the club in all tournaments and scored 32 goals. 

As we reported earlier, the forward of Ukraine's national team Roman Yaremchuk may join the Italian A.S. Roma.

The Romans have already initiated negotiations on Yaremchuk's transfer with KAA Gent. Roma is ready to pay 12 million euros. Gent, in turn, wants to make more money out of the transfer, so they are asking for at least 20 million euros.

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