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Yrondu Musavu-King extended his stay with Bengaluru FC

Musavu, Football Express

Bengaluru FC extended the contract of Yrondu Musavu-King, a Gabonese defender, has had his contract extended for another two years.

Bengaluru FC head coach Marco Pezzaiuoli’s first foreign signing ahead of the upcoming season is the young midfielder. He made his AFC Cup Preliminary Stage 2 debut in a 5-0 victory over Nepal’s Tribhuvan Army FC.

Yrondu Musavu-King extended his stay with Bengaluru FC, Football Express

The midfielder is excited with his future with the club

Musavu-King has played for clubs in Europe’s top divisions, including Granada, Udinese, Lorient, and Toulouse. He also represented Gabon at the international platform, making his debut against Congo in a 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier. He has also played 14 times for Gabon’s senior national team.

The Libreville-born center-back expressed his enthusiasm for the upcoming season.

“I had good feelings about this club right from the start, and that is one of the reasons why I have decided to extend my adventure here. This fresh two-year deal is a new chapter in my professional life and it is one that I will be approaching with everything I can give. I have seen the mentality and quality this team possesses and I am confident that together we are going to achieve many beautiful things,”King

Following the acquisition of Indian midfielder Rohit Kumar, coach Pezzaiuoli was glad to see Musavu-King extend his contract. The Blues will return to action in the AFC Cup Playoffs for 2021 against Eagles FC next month. The 2019 ISL champions will be seeking redemption after failing to qualify for the previous edition of the competition.

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