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FC Pune City bring in Miguel Angel Portugal as head coach

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

club today signed as the for the 2018-19 season.

will be joined by his in preparations to lead the Stallions to glory in the upcoming season.

After getting the Spanish to sign the dotted lines, said, "In Miguel Angel, I believe we have a who, with his philosophy and preference to play an attacking brand of football, will embrace the style and quality of players we have at our club."

Commenting on his appointment, said, "I had a very good experience of and the ISL last season and I was very impressed with the organisation, facilities, stadiums, fan support and therefore coming back to ISL was a very easy decision for me.

"I watched last season and I can say that the training facilities that they have are surely one of the best in the country."

The 62-year-old took over reins of Spanish second-division in May 2018 after spending 2017-18 season with Delhi Dynamos FC.

Speaking on the players at his disposal, he said, "There is an abundance of top-class talent at the Club and I look forward to joining the squad soon.

"The club has retained the core players from last season that qualified for the playoffs and has made very capable additions to the squad. I believe we have a strong team that can challenge for the title this season.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 15:45 IST