Report: Manchester City on verge of signing Oleksandr Zinchenko, despite Borussia Dortmund claim

The teenager has been linked with several big teams.

Reports in Russia today are linking Manchester City with one of the country’s best young talents. Sport Express is reporting that Manchester City are already in contact with 19-year-old Ukrainian talent Oleksandr Zinchenko.

The report claims that City are willing to meet the activation clause in the FC Ufa player’s contract and are in contact with the player’s representatives about a move to The Etihad.

The report will however be a shock to Borussia Dortmund fans. It was reported by ESPN this week that the teenager’s agent had claimed that he was off to the German team this week.

However, Ufa refuted that claim and it would now seem that Manchester City are the front-runners to snap the Ukrainian talent up in the summer.

Zinchenko is a former Shakhtar Donetsk youngster but he left the club for Russian side Ufa in 2015.

The teenage talent, who has one cap for the Ukrainian international team, would be a fantastic signing from City ahead of Pep Guardiola’s arrival as he is an excellent young talent who could thrive under his tutelage.

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