Oleksandr Zinchenko is a soccer player playing for Manchester City and the Ukraine National Football Team.

Zinchenko, who can play left-back and in midfield, moved to Russia as a child due to the war in Donbas, but played with Shakhtar Donetsk in his youth. He spent 2015 and 2016 with Russian club Ufa.

In July 2016, Manchester City signed Zinchenko for an undisclosed fee, having been labelled a “real talent” in Russia. He was loaned out to PSV Eindhoven in 2016-17, before returning and breaking into the City side. Zinchenko never settled into City’s best XI but was part of the squad that won four Premier League titles.

Team Arsenal FC Arsenal FC
Position Midfielder
Height / weight 1.75 m / 64 kg
Born 15 Dec 1996
Nationality Ukraine Ukraine
Team History
Arsenal FC Arsenal 2022 - present
Manchester City Man City 2016 - 2022
PSV Eindhoven PSV Eindhoven 2016 - 2017 (loan)
Jong PSV 2017 (loan)
FC Ufa 2015 - 2016

In July 2022, he was linked with a move to Arsenal.

He debuted for Ukraine in October 2015, while still on Ufa’s books, and was part of his country’s squad at Euro 2016. He was named the Ukrainian Footballer of the Year in 2019 and played at Euro 2020.

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