It wasn’t that long ago that Oleksandr Zinchenko hadn’t appeared in a single match at the senior level.
Now he’s played 31 times in the Russian Premier League, played twice in EURO 2016’s group stage for Ukraine and — reportedly — landed a move to Manchester City.
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Zinchenko, 19, moved from Shakhtar Donetsk to FC Ufa in 2015, making 31 appearances and scoring a pair of goals.
He played for Ukraine’s U-19s, U-21s, and full national team in 2015 on a near meteoric rise through their system.