Odisha FC in talks with former Atletico Madrid striker

Odisha FC in talks with former Atletico Madrid striker

The 29-year-old Spanish striker has 49 appearances for Atletico Madrid B team and 4 appearances for the main team.

Former Atlético Madrid and Atlético Madrid ‘B’ striker Pedro José Martín Moreno is been held on a primary conversation with Odisha FC, Halfway Football can confirm. The 29-year-old Spaniard is currently under the contract of Third tier Spanish club Gimnàstic de Tarragona whose current contract runs out till 2022.

“Pedro Martin has an offer from Odisha FC. He is also considering an extension of his current contract and has offers from other clubs,” a source close to the development informed Halfway Football.

Pedro Martín had mostly covered his club career under various La Liga 2nd division clubs mainly CD Mirandés, Atletico Madrid B, CD Tenerife. Pedro joined on a 3 year deal with the Nàstic Granes (current club). Pedro Martín’s current stint under the Segunda División B side marks 49 appearances and a valuable 10 goal contribution in his second season with Gimnàstic de Tarragona.

La Liga stint: Pedro Martín

Pedro was contracted with the Spanish Giants Atlético Madrid in the 2011-12 season. Unfortunately without covering him in the squad, Pedro was rarely seen as a bench warmer and played only a single La Liga match considering him as a substitute against Real Betis. Pedro Martín was among the UEFA Europa League 2011-12 title-winning Atlético Madrid side in which Pedro was represented at the crucial 3 matches.

Odisha FC: Pre-season 2021-2022

Considering the privilege of the Spanish Legend David Villa as their Technical Director who scouts and baggage multiple experienced Spaniard players for Odisha FC’s upcoming season. Roping in former ATK FC Spanish defender Victor Mongil, the juggernauts are expecting experienced foreigners on board.

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