Shakhtar confirm Barcelona talks for Chygrynsky

Barcelona have opened talks with Shakhtar Donetsk for defender Dmitri Chygrynsky.

Barcelona have opened talks with Shakhtar Donetsk for defender Dmitri Chygrynsky.

After completing the deal for striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and wing-back Maxwell, Barca are now focusing on the centre of Pep Guardiola's defence.

Shakhtar chief Sergiy Palkin has confirmed negotiations have opened with Barca over a fee for Chygrynsky.