As reported here, Bengaluru FC signed ex-Barcelona FC Nili Perdomo, the club announced on Tuesday.
The skilfull Spaniard is a former Barcelona B player could be a good replacement for the Brazilian Raphael Augusto who has suffered a knee injury.
Nili, who plays primarily as a right-back has also proven his versatility as a right-winger, and even as a central attacking midfielder. Rising from the youth academy of UD Las Palmas, the Spaniard made nine appearances for his hometown club in the 2015-16 season, after they had gained promotion to La Liga.
After moving to Barcelona in the following season, he played for the Blaugrana’s B team for a year before moving to Albacete. In Barcelona, he was even a part of a pre-season tour under then manager Luis Enrique.
Till December 2019, Nili’s was playing for Platanias in Greece, with whom he spent two seasons, scoring 11 goals in 45 appearances.
Bengaluru are currently top of the ISL, a point ahead of ATK and FC Goa, but the Blues have played a game more than both their closest rivals. Bengaluru’s next ISL assignment comes against Hyderabad FC at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on the 30th of January.