Indian Football News: FC Pune City sign former Manchester City defender Matt Mills ahead of ISL 2018-19 season

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  • Indian football latest news revealed that FC Pune City has signed Matt Mills for the ISL 2018-19 season, who was once a regular in the Premier League
  • The 32-year-old defender has played for many EPL clubs, including Manchester City, Leicester City and Bolton Wanderers, among others

Indian Super League outfit FC Pune City been making waves in Indian football latest news in their attempts to overhaul their squad ahead of the ISL 2018-19 season. Only a few days after signing a new head coach, Marcos Paqueta, the ISL team have now roped in the highly experienced English defender Matt Mills. FC Pune City finished up in the top-four spot in the last edition of ISL football, and are looking to make a heavier dent in Indian football news with their new signings and appointments.

Indian football latest news: Matt Mills has played for many Premier League clubs, but made only two appearances for Manchester City

While Matt Mills has a list of Premier League clubs to show off on his resume, he could only make two appearances for Manchester City as his stint was shortened due to injury-related issues. However, having started his English football career in 2003, it is safe to say that the 32-year-old is a veteran who will be able to impart a lot of technical expertise to the Indian football players in FC Pune City.

FC Pune City announced the signing of Matt Mills ahead of ISL 2018-19 season on their Twitter page and sent waves in the Indian football latest news and ISL transfer news. As reported in Indian football news by Sportskeeda, Mills was roped in by FC Pune City from Barnsley at the end of the 2017/18 season of League One, which allowed him to join the ISL team on a free transfer.

Making waves in ISL transfer news, FC Pune City wrote, “With valuable experience under his belt, he is a welcome addition in the heart of our defence Welcome to FC Pune City Matt Mills.”

The 32-year-old has played for a number of English football sides, such as Doncaster Rovers, Reading, Barnsley, Leicester City, Bolton, and Nottingham Forest. Speaking with the FC Pune City media, Matt Mills spoke about his aspirations and goals that he will be chasing in the ISL 2018-19 season. As reported in Indian football news, Matt Mills said,

“As a footballer, it becomes important to join a club that has a vision and is professional. And that’s exactly what came across while I was discussing my role with the FC Pune City. The club’s ambition to reach new heights maintaining a healthy balance between young and experienced players is a refreshing and exciting prospect.”

Watch: FC Pune City script fascinating 4-3 ISL 2016 win vs Delhi Dynamos FC

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