Barca poised to sign Ukraine defender Chygrynskiy

Barcelona: Barcelona look set to sign Ukraine central defender Dmytro Chygrynskiy from Shakhtar Donetsk, the European champions said.

"They have asked us for a great deal of money and negotiations are continuing," president Joan Laporta told a Catalan television broadcaster. "I believe we`ll find a solution."

Barcelona play UEFA Cup holders Shakhtar in the European Super Cup in Monaco on Friday.

Bureau Report