Kolkata Franchise of ISL Chasing 34-year-old English midfielder
ISL 2017 Atletico de Kolkata chasing former Premier League midfielder.
Indian Super League champions Atletico de Kolkata are eyeing former Sheffield United and Stoke City midfielder Michael Tonge.
The 34-year-old, made 292 appearances for the Blades.Primarily a central midfielder, Tonge has also played out wide on both flanks during his career, but his age and profile as a foreign signing will mean the ex-England U-21 international is seen as the man to replace Borja Fernandez, who yesterday completed his move to Spanish second division outfit Real Valladolid on a season-long deal, in central midfield.
ATK’s signing of Tonge could signal a departure from the club’s Spanish methods which they inherited from Atletico Madrid, as Sheringham and Westwood eye a complete overhaul of the two-time champions.