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Dynamo Kyiv bring in Vida

Wednesday 2 January 2013 23.18 CET
Domagoj Vida played twice for Dinamo Zagreb against Dynamo Kyiv in this season's UEFA Champions League group stage

UEFA Europa League contenders FC Dynamo Kyiv have signed Domagoj Vida from GNK Dinamo Zagreb.

The defender, 23, has signed a five-year contract after the Ukrainian side paid a reported €6m for the Croatian international, who will now link up with fellow countrymen Ognjen Vukojević and Niko Kranjčar.

The former NK Osijek prospect spent a season at Bayer 04 Leverkusen prior to helping Dinamo qualify for the UEFA Champions League twice as well as winning both the Croatian title and cup. Vida, who has 15 caps for his country, scored six times in 44 league games for Dinamo.

Oleh Blokhin's charges will face FC Girondins de Bordeaux in the UEFA Europa League round of 32 having finished third in UEFA Champions League Group A.

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