ISL 2016: Mumbai City FC bolster squad by signing Krisztian Vadocz, Gerson Vieira

Mumbai: Indian Super League (ISL) side Mumbai City FC on Wednesday announced the signing of Krisztian Vadocz of Hungary and Gerson Vieira of Brazil ahead of the third edition of the tournament this year.

Vadocz is known for being a versatile midfielder, with both defending and attacking capabilities in the middle. With over 40 appearances for the Hungarian national team to his credit, Vadocz has showcased his talent in clubs like Osasuna, Perth Glory and FC Pune City as well.

Krisztian Vadocz (right) had previously played for Pune City FC in the ISL. Getty Images

Krisztian Vadocz (right) had previously played for FC Pune City in the ISL. Getty Images

Vieira, known for his energetic performances with teams like Gremio, Red Bull Brazil and Athens in the Brazilian and Uruguayan first divisions, is a capable full back and central defender.

The 23-year-old has shared the field with legendary players including Neymar to gain 14 caps for the Brazil U-17 team. He also appeared in the 2009 U-17 World Cup.

Commenting on the signings, Mumbai City FC coach Alexandre Guimaraes said, "Vadocz and Gerson are both highly skilled and versatile, and can play multiple positions. I have seen them carefully, and they fit my requirements and vision for the team very well. They are great additions to the squad, and I am jubilant to have them join our efforts for a successful season 3 in the ISL."


Updated Date: Jun 28, 2016 20:55 PM

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