It looks inevitable that after failing to land their prime target Andrey Arshavin, a better replacement in form of the legendary Icelandic icon is on the way to Pune City. Eidur Gudjohnsen has always been a prime target for most ISL Teams since the inception of this league 3 years ago. We at Joe Mart Sports and Events this time take pride in finally facilitating and convincing him to have a swansong on his career in this ever-growing league.
The first time we spoke to Eidur was when we got him offer from Chennai Titans 3 years ago. At that time, he opted to sign for Bolton and eventually China. Chennai moved on to sign Elano who as expected has been pivotal to their success story where they finished top of the league at first attempt and beat Goa FC in final play-off the last season. We kept in contact with him and his agent ever since and maintained good communication relationship up until he declared himself ready to take his last contract before retiring. “Just landed in Iceland now and will text back to confirm in a bit”, said Eidur as he gave his last indication of consent to the offer online with Joe Mhondiwa. This ironically was the very day he sort to clear himself off the books of the ambitious Molde FC in Norway. His participation in the successful Icelandic side that went to quarter finals of the just ended European championships, saw him fit to be that iconic figure most ISL Teams sort after.
It didn’t take long for us to put him ahead of the line when our negotiations with Arshavin hit some stumbling block. Its left to see if he can get enough quality around him to improve the team from what was a disappointing campaign for Pune City last year.#ToGodbeTheGlory#