Indian Super League side Hyderabad sign Spanish midfielder Lluis Sastre
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Indian Super League side Hyderabad sign Spanish midfielder Lluis Sastre

Indian Super League side Hyderabad FC have completed the move for Spanish midfielder Lluis Sastre ahead of the 2020/21 season.

Sastre agreed to a one-year deal following his departure from Cyprus side AEK Larnaca and will be looking to contribute to the team that was founded on August 27, 2019.

“I am very happy and excited to be able to play for Hyderabad FC in this season of the ISL," Sastre said.

"I have heard a lot of good things and I am already looking forward to starting training and meeting my teammates and the coach and working towards our goals.

“I come to HFC with the desire to contribute with my experience and hard work, and help the team and have a good season to achieve good things for all our fans.”

Hyderabad manager Manolo Marquez lauded the acquisition of Sastre and believes that the midfielder will make an impact in the squad.

“He’s a central midfielder with a lot of quality and likes to arrive in the rival box too. Technically, he is a fantastic player and has played for FC Barcelona’sB team," Marquez said.

"He has always been an important player in all the teams that he has played for. We expect not just good football from Lluis, but experience and leadership will also be some of the things that he will bring to HFC.”