The FC Pune City has confirmed about their new signing for central midfielder and defensive midfielder, Bruno Herrero Arias and Andre Bikey respectively.
Antonio habas side has confirmed about their new signing, Bruno Arias who has already played both the seasons of Indian Super League with Delhi Dynamos and Northeast united fc respectively. The 31-year-old is a youth product of Spanish club Sevilla FC, Who have an experience of playing in Spanish league with CD Atlético Baleares as a midfielder.
On the other side Andre Bikey is a defensive midfielder. He represented his country (Cameroon) in Beijing Olympics in 2008 and started his club career with Spanish side Espanyol. Bikey has joined the last season of Indian Super League with Northeast united fc side after some experienced of playing in clubs of Greece, Portugal, Russia and England and gave the club a hope of win by boosting the power in week defense and midfield area of northeast united fc and became the hero of highlander’s side.
After the successive season and quality of play, they were in the wish list of the Pune franchise and at last they got the signature of both midfielder and defensive midfielder of Northeast United fc.
In an interview FC Pune City head coach said, “Bruno always has had a powerful presence, competing for every ball, and putting his opponents under constant pressure. His ability with the ball to navigate it away from the opposition and feed it to the forwards is impeccable. Bikey adds depth to our defensive unit and as and when team needs, he is more than capable of slipping into the role of a midfielder too.”
Both the players also expressed their feelings, in an interview Bruno said, “I am thankful to FC Pune City for providing me a new challenge. Can’t wait to join Spanish manager (Antonio) Habas and others at FC Pune City. Fans can expect nothing less than 100 % from me.”
“I am thrilled to be a part of FC Pune City. It’s good to come back and play in this ever-growing league with a professional outfit like this. My efforts will be to ensure Orange Army has more reasons to cheer.” Bikey said.
After finishing in 5th position with the help of both midfielder in 2nd edition of Indian Super League, can Northeast United FC find some better players? Who can fill up the place of these two midfielder? Or the highlanders side made the biggest mistake ever by not retaining these two most valuable players?