After failing to secure top 4 spot in the previous isl campaign, ATK is determined to do something good in the 2019-2020 season. They brought back the isl winning Spanish coach Antonio Lopez Habas and also retained some of the players from their previous year squad.
ATK already signed the fijian goal machine and the A-league top scorer Roy Krishna which can be acknowledged as the best signing of the upcoming ISL till now. Now they are close to sign the Australian international David Williams to boost their attacking line up.
David Williams,31,played for Wellington Phoenix last year and paired up with Roy Krishna became the second top highest scorer after Krishna with 11 goals.The duo was one of the best striking partners of A-league last year and the ATK management wants that again.David Williams has experience in playing for several European side like Brondby IF and Haladas. He also played for Australia 2 times in 2008.
Dario Vidosic,another Australian international may join ATK for the upcoming season.The 32 year old came to India last year to take part in the La Liga World tournament for Melbourne City FC. He can play as an attacking midfielder as well as a striker and has experience in playing in the top divisions of Germany ,China,Korea republic. Vidosic was born in Yugoslovia and had option to play for Croatian National team.Though he has capped 23 time with Australian and scored 2 goals for them.
With Indian strikers like Jobby Justin and Balwant Singh in the squad, and as they already have signed 5 foreigners,they still have two empty spots in their foreigners quota. Agreement with David Williams has almost come to an end as he is ready to join the Kolkata based club and Dario Vidosic has been offered a huge wage by ATK and he may sign for ATK too.