Spanish defender Jordi Figueras Montel became ATK’s sixth foreign recruit for the upcoming season of the Indian Super League, the two-time ISL champions announced. They believed that Jordi, who has played as a central defender for La Liga clubs, will strengthen the defence of ATK.
“We welcome Jordi to our ATK family. Our coaching staff believes in his abilities as a central defender and feel he will be an ideal fit in our scheme of things for the upcoming season," ATK principal owner Sanjiv Goenka said in a statement.
“I am delighted to get a chance to experience Indian football through ATK. India is gaining popularity in the global arena post the onset of ISL as we are being able to meet new fans and play some exciting football. I am eagerly looking forward to getting to know my team-mates, contribute to our game plan and earn many fans from India,” said Jordi.