It’s a done deal. As a prominent and accomplished professional, Eidur Gudjohnsen could have chosen to work with plenty agents that were pursuing him. We are grateful to have sustained our flirtation for a prolonged period of time dating back to 3 years ago. It’s a tale of good client relations and negotiating skills. “I just finished training and I will be available in an hours’ time” replied Eidur as Joe Mhondiwa opened the first negotiations for this window before he terminated his contract with Molde FC in Norway.
The 37-year-old striker, was part of the Iceland squad which performed admirably in the recently-concluded Euro Championships. He will be the marquee player for the Hrithik Roshan co-owned franchise.
His career span from big clubs such as Chelsea and Barcelona. Gudjohnsen has also played for Europe’s top clubs such as PSV Eindhoven, Tottenham Hotspur, Bolton Wanderers, Monaco and Club Brugge. He won the Champions League and La Liga titles with Barcelona and has scored over 150 goals in all competitions with his clubs and the national team.
He is also the most capped Icelandic footballer. Having played for more than 15 clubs in his career, Gudjohnsen will bring a wealth of experience to the Pune side. The team has already roped in one-time ISL winning coach Antonio Habas from Atletico de Kolkata. They are expected to undergo a month long preseason tour in Spain where they will play friendly matches with top Spanish sides . #ToGodbeTheGlory#