Liel Abada will arrive in Ukraine on Jan 5 / Photo from one.co.il

Right winger of Israel's Maccabi Petah Tikva Liel Abada will soon sign for Ukraine's FC Dynamo Kyiv.

The father of the 19-year-old football player Ronen Abada said that almost all the details of the transfer had already been settled.

"The deal has been closed; there are only a few technical details left. We are very excited and thinking about moving to Ukraine, but these are pleasant concerns," said the player's father, quoted by ynet.co.il.

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Abada is expected to fly to Ukraine to sign a contract with Dynamo Kyiv on January 5.

The deal is believed to be around EUR 5 million. Also, Maccabi will receive 20% of the player's subsequent transfer.

Liel Abada's achievements

  • In all tournaments for Maccabi Petah Tikva, Abada scored 11 goals and provided nine assists in 51 matches.
  • He played in all youth national teams in Israel – from U-16 to U-19 (scored seven goals in 48 matches). He played five matches for the U-21 national team, did not score goals.
  • At the club level this season, Abad played 13 matches, scored four goals, provided three assists.