Metalurg sign midfielder Yankov

SOFIA - Metalurg Donetsk have signed Bulgaria midfielder Chavdar Yankov from Bundesliga team Hanover 96 on a two and a half year contract, the Ukrainian club said on Friday.

The 25-year-old, who spent the last six months on loan with German side MSV Duisburg, will team up with Bulgarian coach Nikolay Kostov and fellow countryman and midfielder Velizar Dimitrov at Metalurg.

Yankov has scored five goals in 37 full internationals for his country.