Shevchenko includes Man City star in Ukraine squad for friendly against Nigeria
Shevchenko includes Man City star in Ukraine squad for friendly against Nigeria
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Shevchenko includes Man City star in Ukraine squad for friendly against Nigeria

Ukraine coach Andriy Shevchenko has included Manchester City attacking midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko in his squad for an international friendly against Nigeria.

Andriy Yarmolenko (West Ham) and Maryan Shved (Celtic) are also included in the team that will also play the European Championship qualifier against Lithuania.

Shevchenko called up three goalkeepers, eight defenders, 11 midfielders and two strikers, placing Yevhen Shakhov, Sergey Sidorchuk, Nikolay Shaparenko and Artem Besedin on standby.

The Ukraine vs Nigeria friendly will be played on September 10.

Ukraine squad

Goalkeepers: Andriy Pyatov (Shakhtar Donetsk), Denys Boyko (Dynamo Kyiv), Andriy Lunin (Real Valladolid, Spain).

Defenders: Nikita Burda, Vitaliy Mykolenko, Oleksandr Karavaev (all Dynamo Kyiv), Ihor Plastun(Gent, Belgium), Eduard Sobol (Bruges, Belgium), Serhiy Kryvtsov, Mykola Matviyenko, Serhiy Bolbat (all Shakhtar Donetsk).

Midfielders: Yevhen Konoplyanka (Schalke, Germany), Andriy Yarmolenko (West Ham, England), Viktor Tsyhankov, Vladimir Shepelev, Vitaliy Buyalskyi(all Dynamo Kyiv), Taras Stepanenko, Marlos (both Shakhtar Donetsk), Ruslan Malinowski (Atalanta, Italy), Oleksandr Zinchenko (Manchester City, England), Roman Bezus (Gent, Belgium), Maryan Shved (Celtic, Scotland),.

Forwards: Roman Yaremchuk (Gent, Belgium), Junior Moraes (Shakhtar Donetsk).

 

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