Shakhtar Donetsk sign promising Brazilian winger Bernard for $33 million

Bernard, who had attracted interest from England's Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool, as well as from Portuguese Porto, was named among 20-players in the Brazil national squad for the friendly match against Switzerland Aug 14.

updated: August 08, 2013 18:24 IST
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Kiev, Ukraine: Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk on Thursday finalised the transfer of 20-year-old Brazil international Bernard from Atletico Miniero.

The Brazilian side accepted an offer of 25 million euros ($33 million) for the attacking midfielder, who joins Shakhtar on a five-year contract, reports Xinhua.

Bernard has been playing for Atletico Miniero in Brazilian Serie A since 2011, and has scored 22 goals in 100 appearances.

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