The Ukrainian national team defender signed a 4.5-year contract with “toffee”.
Vitaly Mikolenko / photo by FC Everton
January 1 English “Everton” officially announced that the Ukrainian Vitaly Mykolenko became their footballer.
The ex-Dynamo player has signed a contract with the Liversides, which is valid until the summer of 2026.
According to British insider journalist Mike Parry, 22-year-old Mikolenko will earn £ 120,000 a week at Everton, or £ 6.25 million a year (or € 7.4 million a year).
So, for 4.5 years of the contract, Vitaly will earn about 33 million euros.
“Nobody even knows if he will play well. The world has gone crazy,” the insider summed up in his Twitter, where he has 125,000 subscribers.
Note that Mikolenko will play at Everton under game number 19.
Earlier it was reported that Vitaly could have ended up in another Premier League club.
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Vitaly Mikolenko: career
- Mikolenko is a pupil of Dynamo. He made his debut for the first team on August 20, 2017.
- He played 133 matches for Kiev, in which he scored 7 goals.
- As part of the Ukrainian national team, Mykolenko played 21 matches, including playing at Euro 2020.
- As part of “Dynamo” Mikolenko was once the champion of Ukraine, twice won the Cup of the country and three times the Super Cup.