The twenty-one-year-old Brazilian commands the Shakhtar midfield who will face Inter. Solidity and technique, here is the latest jewel of the Donetsk team
The football market follows strange rules, sui generis. Every now and then someone breaks them, they call him a visionary and he wins – see models like Brentford or Atalanta – and then it turns out that there was no other rationale behind them than cold logic. Here, logically by logic, the next midfielder to jump on at a high level is Marcos Antonio of Shakhtar, tomorrow night Inter’s opponent in Kiev.