What’s the buzz?
Spanish defensive midfielder Francisco Javier Gonzalez Munoz is all set to feature for Mohun Bagan AC next season. The defensive midfielder had an excellent outings with Lee Man FC last season and Mohun Bagan seizes the opportunity to sign him without any hesitation in no time.
The Journey So Far
Fran Gonzalez was born in Cordoba, Spain. He started his youth career at Real Madrid academy and was soon signed by Almeria B team, a Spanish club of Andalusian Province in 2008-09 season. In 2010 he join another Andalusian club Estepona but failed to get playing time there.
However he set apart from Estepona and tried his luck with some more Spanish club. He featured for Lucena, Real Zaragoza B team. Eventually he was promoted to the Zaragoza first team and made a nightmare debut against Sevilla FC in which he was sent off during a Copa Del Rey match.Fran, then moved on from Spanish football and signed for Thai club Pattaya United FC in 2016. After an average outings for the Thai Club, Fran moved back to Europe as he was approached by Polish Club Bytovia Bytow and played for the club during 2016-18.
Fran was then approached by Hong Kong based side Lee Man FC and played in Hong Kong Premier League during 2018-2019 season. In Lee Man FC, Fran lead the club to its first ever title triumph. He played exceptionally with the Hong Kong based side and caught the attention of Indian heavyweights Mohun Bagan. He will play for Mohun Bagan in the upcoming season.
Mohun Bagan after an average Indian football season now looking to bounce back and clinch all the important trophies of Indian football. Bagan have bolstered their defense with the inclusion of Fran Gonzalez and other teams needs to be worry about the lethal Bagan side.