FC Dnipro appoint Goncharenko
Ukrainian club FC Dnipro earlier today announced that they have reached an agreement with Belarusian club BATE Borisov and their manager Viktor Goncharenko. The 35 year old has been with the Belarusian giants since 2008 and has guided them to 5 back-to-back championships as well as winning their Super Cup twice and the national domestic cup once.
Goncharenko is expected to take over the handling of FC Dnipro within the week and has already outlined some of his plans to the media. With the goalkeeping spot at the club seemingly the weakest point of the squad, despite having Czech Republic international Jan Lašt?vka.
The new manager is famous for his sides playing with a strong, powerful defence and transitioning quickly through the midfield. With the powerful defenders and talented midfield that FC Dnipro have it should be no issue for them to adapt. His BATE side were known for their ability to retain possession against the lower opponents but be strong in the counter against bigger opponents which in the last year have been used it great affect against some of Europe's elite in the Champions League.