The midfielder of Shakhtar and the national team of Ukraine Taras Stepanenko before the transfer deadline was on the verge of moving to English Premier League.
According to the information portal “Team number 1”, the outsider of the championship of England “crystal Palace” just before the close of the winter transfer window came to Shakhtar with a proposal Stepanenko
For the main player of the Ukrainian team the British have offered € 9 million. Stepanenko has already passed the examination and were waiting for the clubs to complete negotiations for the transfer, but the deal never took place.
“Shakhtar” informed “crystal Palace” that is ready to discuss the transition Stepanenko next summer. Meanwhile, the Pitmen are focused on the playoffs of the Champions League and not ready to let go of a key player.
Stepanenko in may 2017 signed with Shakhtar new contract runs until the summer of 2022. Portal “Transfermarket” evaluates the 28-year-old midfielder in a € 9 million.
Taras Stepanenko plays in Shakhtar in the summer of 2010. In all competitions the pupil of Zaporizhzhya “metallurg” played 226 matches in which he scored 15 goals and gave 16 assists.
In the national team of Ukraine on account of Shakhtar midfielder in 42 matches and 3 goals scored.