Football: Junior Moraes could join AS Roma

Source : 112 Ukraine

Roman scouts eyed the Brazilian forward of Shakhtar Donetsk, considering him as a transfer option
11:39, 24 July 2019

Júnior Moraes, Ukraine's team football player
Ukraine's Federation of Football

Junior Moraes, the forward of Ukraine's national team and Shakhtar Donetsk may continue his career in Italy. According to, Edin Dzeko plans to leave AS Roma, and the Gialo Rossi seek a new forward to replace the Bosnian.

While Gonzalo Higuain is the main candidate for that, and Juventus already approved the deal, the Argentinian has not yet said "yes". If the option with Gonzalo fails, Roma could also eye the Brazilian forward of Shakhtar Donetsk. 

Related: Moraes has legal rights to play in Ukraine's team, UEFA confirms

Last season, Junior Moraes scored 26 goals and 11 assists in 39 games.

In May 2019, Shakhtar Donetsk claimed the Cup of Ukraine. In the final game of the competition for the trophy, the Mountaineers defeated Ingulets FC from Petrovo, Kirovohrad region, central Ukraine. Shakhtar claimed their 13th Cup of Ukraine, which is the national record. The team won the trophy four times in a row. 

Related: UEFA declines protests of Portugal, Luxembourg in Ukraine's Moraes case

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