ISL: Garcia signs two-year deal with ATK Mohun Bagan Fc

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Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Spanish midfielder Edu Garcia inked a two-year deal with ATK Mohun Bagan FC, the Kolkata-based franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) said on Thursday.

“I am very happy to continue playing in Kolkata and in the ISL for another two years. I am looking forward to wearing the Green and Maroon jersey and will give my best to the club,” the 30-year-old said in a statement.

Garcia has represented Bengaluru FC in 2017-18, and returned to the ISL for the second half of the 2018-19 with ATK. He netted the winning goal against Chennaiyin FC to guide them to a record third title last season.

A former Real Zaragoza footballer, Garcia scored six goals and three assists for ATK last season.

ATK this season have acquired a majority stake of 80 per cent in reigning I-League champions Mohun Bagan.

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