Shakhtar signs Brazilian Fernando

Kiev, June 13 (IANS) Ukrainian football club Shakhtar Donetsk Thursday signed Brazil defensive midfielder Fernando Lukas Martins from Gremio.

The 21-year-old Brazil national will play for the Ukrainian club on a five-year, 11-million-euro contract, reports Xinhua.

Fernando has been playing for Gremio in Brazilian Serie A since 2010 and scored one goal in 69 matches. The 21-year-old also participated in six games for Brazil.

The Ukrainian club has already brought in another Brazilian midfielder Wellington Nem from Fluminense on a five-year deal.

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