ISL 2017: Kerala Blasters completes the signing of former Manchester United superstar

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Dimitar Berbatov has signed a 1 year deal with Kerala Blasters. File Pic

Internet Desk: Indian Super League’s Kerala based franchise Kerala Blasters have roped in former Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur forward Dimitar Berbatov for the forthcoming ISL Season 4, as per the player’s agent.

The 36-year-old star striker has signed a one-year deal with the Blasters. He was a free agent after he left the Greek side Salonika in June 2016.

He is Bulgaria’s all-time top scorer with 48 goals in 79 matches, joined the Red Devils from Spurs in 2008 for a record fee of 30 million pounds ($39 million).

At the Old Trafford the Bulgarian scored 48 goals in 108 Premier League appearances, winning two league titles.

Berbatov will link up with Kerala’s new head coach Rene Meulensteen, who worked with the him during his time at Old Trafford as well as Fulham. Last week, the Indian club also signed former Manchester United defender Wes Brown.

Berbatov, named Bulgaria’s Footballer of the Year on seven occasions, has also played for CSKA Sofia, Bayer Leverkusen and Monaco during his illustrious career.

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