Mohammedan set to sign Pedro Manzi, derby hero Azharuddin Mallick

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Mohammedan SC are closing in on the signing of Spanish striker Pedro Manzi and Nigerian John Chidi. And they’ve nearly secured the companies of Azharuddin Mallick, the derby match hero.

Speaking on the switch updates, Mohammedan SC official Istiaq Ahmed Raju instructed Indian Express completely, “Mohammed Fatau has injury. After an MRI scan we have confirmed it. Now he is set to be released along with Raphael Odoyin Onwrebe.”

He added, “We are in talks with Pedro Manzi and John Chidi. They both are quality foreigners. But nothing has been confirmed as of now. We are going to sign Azharuddin Mallick.”

The 130-year-old membership secured an I-League berth this 12 months after a profitable qualification marketing campaign. After three matches, Mohammedan have proved themselves to be one of many strongest groups of the event.

READ | Mohammedan safe I-League return after 7 years

After begin within the I-League, Mohammedan at the moment are trying to make a couple of squad modifications within the present switch season. With coach Jose Hevia not being too comfortable along with his forwards, The Black Panthers are eyeing a return for Uruguayan-born Spanish striker Pedro Manzi and John Chidi.

Pedro made his title in India whereas taking part in for Chennai City FC. In the 2018-19 season Pedro’s prolific goalscoring had helped Chennai City FC earn their maiden I-League title. He went on to rating 23 targets from 26 appearances and was awarded the Golden Boot of the event. Pedro, Sandro and Nestor had made it a behavior to rip aside rival defences that season.

After his triumphant Indian sojourn, Pedro had moved to the J-league second division with Albirex Niigata. But his stint with the Japanese membership was not a profitable one. He made solely 8 appearances with out scoring a aim. After his contract with the membership ended final October, he was keen to return to his favorite searching floor — India. That is when the Kolkata membership contracted him.

John Chidi had performed with Mohammedan a few years in the past. If sources from throughout the membership are to be believed, John Chidi will be part of inside per week and Pedro is set to come to India within the final week of February.

Can Pedro Manzi carry again I-league glory to the century-old membership?

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