Bhutia to decide his next club in Oct

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:48 IST

Indian soccer icon Bhaichung Bhutia today said he was yet to decide the club he would play for once his pact with the foreign club was over.

Kolkata:

Indian soccer icon Bhaichung Bhutia today said he was yet to decide the club he would play for once his pact with the foreign club was over. Bhutia is now on a three-month agreement with Malaysian outfit M K Land. "I have a number of offers. But if I play in India, I will play in Kolkata. But whether it will be Mohun Bagan or East Bengal I can't say. I shall take a decision only in the first week of October," Bhutia told newspersons at the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata. Bhutia, on a weeklong visit to the city to attend to his ailing father, was at the stadium to watch the derby clash between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan. Back in form The lethal striker, who had an attack of jaundice earlier this year, said he was now fully fit after playing in the Malyasian Cup since end July. Bhutia said he was in regular contact with Mohun Bagan's former Brazilian striker Jose Barreto, who still had a keen interest in Indian soccer. This is the third time Bhutia is playing for a foreign club having donned the jersey of English professional outfit Bury F C and another Malysian team Perak F C in the past. (PTI)

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