Brighton step up talks with Shakhtar Donetsk over Mykola Matviyenko
Brighton have stepped up talks with Shakhtar Donetsk over a deal for defender Mykola Matviyenko.
The 26-year-old left sided centre-back is in London this week, as discussions over a potential move continue, but his club remain firm on his value of around 22million.
The Seagulls have been tracking the defender throughout the January transfer window, as they look to add depth to their defence following an injury to the on-loan Levi Colwill.
Matviyenko has played 54 times for the Ukrainian national side, including at Euro 2020, as well as 150 appearances for Shakhtar Donetsk.
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