Indian Football News: ATK sign former PSG winger Everton Santos ahead of ISL 2018-19 season

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  • ISL outfit ATK have been making waves in Indian football news with their overhauling of the squad ahead of ISL 2018-19 season
  • Indian football latest news revealed that ATK had sealed the signatures of former PSG footballer and top-scorer of Mumbai City FC from last season of ISL football, Everton Santos

ATK are surfing in Indian football news and are stirring up the ISL transfer news after having made their fifth foreign signing ahead of the upcoming ISL 2018-19 season. It was reported in Indian football latest news that ATK, who finished down low at the 9th spot in the table rankings of ISL football last season, are on the verge of roping in former Mumbai City FC winger Everton Santos, in order to overhaul their prospects in the ISL 2018-19 season.

Indian football latest news: Everton Santos will be ATK’s fifth foreign signing for ISL 2018-19 season

The forward-cum-winger is the fifth foreign signing for the Sanjiv Goenka co-owned ISL team for the upcoming ISL 2018-19 season. The 31-year-old had scored 8 goals for Mumbai City FC in the last edition of ISL football, and had finished as the top-scorer for the team, making waves in ISL news and Indian football news.

The news of ATK’s fifth foreign signing was confirmed in Indian football news by Goal, ATK seem to be going in with tried and tested ISL foreigners this season after a lowly ninth-placed finish the previous term. Currently playing for Botafogo SP in the Brazilian third division, Santos is expected to join ATK in the first week of September when the ISL team visits Spain for pre-season camp.

The winger who has also played for Ligue 1 giants PSG, among other teams, has the prowess to be deployed on either flank, but most of his starts with Mumbai City FC had come from the left-wing in the last season of ISL football.

ATK manager Steve Coppell seems to have finally created an attacking midfield combination with Jayesh Rane on the right flank, Manuel Lanzarote in the middle, and now, Everton Santos in the left flank in his preferred 4-2-3-1 formation. One can expect ATK to make waves in Indian football latest news and ISL news when they take on their opponent teams is ISL 2018-19 with this combination.

Everton Santos is also the second Brazilian footballer, along with Gerson Vieira, to have come in from from Mumbai City FC. And as reported in Indian football news and ISL transfer news, he is the fifth player from Mumbai City FC to get transferred to ATK ahead of the ISL 2018-19 season, after Gerson Vieira, Arindam Bhattacharya, Aiborlang Khongjee and Balwant Singh.

ATK players are set to fly out to Spain for their pre-season training, and would be hoping to get their wits together after having given a dismal performance last season where they won only 4 out of 18 season games.

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