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Manchester United inquire about highly rated €100m-rated Shakhtar star

The highly rated youngster has an astonishing release clause of over €100m if any of these Premier League suitors are to lure him away from his current home.

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According to Italian journalist Mirko Di Natale, Manchester United are among a host of five Premier League clubs to have enquired about Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Georgiy Sudakov.

He states that Chelsea, Arsenal, Man United, Man City, and Newcastle are all eager to sign Sudakov.

Mauricio Pochettino’s Chelsea have even gone as far as making contact with the Ukrainian club. TEAMtalk recently reported that Chelsea allegedly had talks with Shakhtrar as recently as Wednesday over a potential move for the youngster to Stamford Bridge.

Labelled as the best footballer in Ukraine, Georgiy Sudakov, 21, has been turning heads with his performances for Shakhtar Donetsk this season, leading to a transfer battle from some of the world’s biggest clubs ahead of the summer transfer window.

The Ukrainian international has been a regular in Shakhtar’s first eleven this season, playing 24 games in total.

He has contributed five goals and two assists in this campaign and has been a major reason for his side’s rise to the top of the Ukrainian Premier League.

Sudakov has also crucially impressed in Europe, playing all six Champions League group games for his team and scoring one goal.

The highly sought-after 21-year-old has even been compared to a Premier League icon stylistically as he “plays a role akin to Kevin de Bruyne, wherein he loves to play as a midfielder whose main job is to create chances for the team”.

His former youth coach Fernando Valente even labelled him as the best player he has ever coached.

“He was the best player I coached, and we have a strong relationship, ” Valente lauded the youngster.

The highly rated youngster has an astonishing release clause of over €100m if any of these Premier League suitors are to lure him away from his current home.

It seems probable that the Miners will need to have to ask for significantly less than this however if they want to cash in on their asset, as according to transfermarkt.com, he only has a market value of €25m.

If Shakhtar were to lower the price, you can see why United would be interested.

 

 

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