Football: Shakhtar will be headed by the Portuguese Fonseca

Футбол: "Шахтер" возглавит португалец Фонсека

Paulo Fonseca

Coach Braga Paulo Foncesca close to an agreement with Shakhtar Donetsk, reports A Bola.

The contract of the current coach of Shakhtar Mircea Lucescu is completed at the end of the season, and renew it experienced Romanians will be unlikely.

Work at Shakhtar may be the first experience for Fonseca outside of Portugal. 43-year-old this season managed to lead modest Braga in 1/4 of Europa League where his team had just lost to Shakhtar. To Braga Fonseca headed “Avesa”, “Port” and “PACOS de Ferreira”. With the last specialist was able to achieve unprecedented success in the club’s history, to take third place in the championship of Portugal and for the first time to get into the Champions League qualification.

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22 Jun Fonseca, bringing Braga to the final of the Portuguese Cup against Porto, will spend probably his last match as a coach of the same city.