Oleksandr Zinchenko (born 15 December 1996) is an Ukrainian football who plays as an attacking midfielder for Manchester City.
Joined Shakhtar as a youth player in 2009.
Part of the Shakhtar UEFA Youth League squad in 2013-14 but left Shakhtar in that campaign to join FC Ufa.
Made his Russian Football Premier League debut for in March 2015 against FC Krasnodar.
Joined Manchester City in July 2016 for a fee believed to be around £4 million.
PSV Eindhoven (loan)
Joined PSV on a season long loan in August 2016.
Made his first team debut in October 2017 as a substitute against SC Heerenveen.
Return to Manchester City
Returned to Manchester City for the 2017-18 season.
Made his first team debut in October 2017 against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the EFL Cup.
Has also featured at all levels of his country’s youth set-up.
Made his full international debut against Spain in October 2015. The third youngest international in the history of the country, only behind the legendary pairing of Andriy Shevchenko and Serhiy Rebrov.
Scored his first goal against Romania in May 2016, becoming Ukraine’s youngest player to score an international goal at the age of 19.
Played alongside former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong at Ufa who gave him English lessons ahead of his move to City.
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