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Shakhtar Donetsk have announced that manager Mircea Lucescu has signed a new two-year contract with the Ukrainian champions.
The Romanian has been at the club since 2004, winning the league six times as well as the UEFA Cup in 2009.
Harry Redknapp's agent has confirmed the Football Federation of Ukraine have made contact as they look to appoint a new manager.
The FFU revealed in a statement today they would seek to initiate talks with Redknapp after identifying the 65-year-old as their primary target to succeed Oleg Blokhin.
– Redknapp's agent Paul Stretford.
I can confirm that we have been approached by the Ukrainian FA who are keen to talk to us about the possibility of Harry becoming the next manager of the national team.
The recently retired Shevchenko is now a candidate for his country's new political party 'Forward Ukraine'. He's standing for election to Ukraine's parliament in this month's elections.