Shakhtar Donetsk ‘are set to play their Champions League games in Hamburg next season’ with Ukrainian side still unable to use their ground amid conflict with Russia’
- Shakhtar Donetsk look set to play their European matches in Germany this year
- The Ukrainian side cannot play them in their country due to the Russian invasion
- Shakhtar played their home European matches in Warsaw last season
Shakhtar Donetsk will reportedly play their Champions League games in the Volksparkstadion next season, the home of Bundesliga side Hamburg.
The Ukrainian team cannot currently play the games in their stadium due to the ongoing Russian invasion of the country.
And Bild report that they have reached an agreement to contest their three group stage games in Hamburg, Germany.
This would be the first time that Champions League football has been played in the ground since 2006.
Shakhtar played their home European matches in Warsaw last season while using a number of venues in domestic competition.
Shakhtar Donetsk will reportedly play their Champions League games in the Volksparkstadion
They are currently playing their home league matches at NSC Olimpiyskyi in Kyiv.
The club have not let the situation impact their performances on the pitch, winning Ukrainian Premier League in 2022-23.
The draw for the group stages of the Champions League is schedule to take place on August 31.
Shakhtar will be in Pot 3 for the draw, alongside clubs such as RB Salzburg, Lazio, and AC Milan.