Bengaluru FC, on Monday, introduced the signing of twenty-eight-year-old Danish striker, Oliver Drost on a deal that lasts till the tip of the 2023-24 season.
Drost, who final performed for Danish First Division membership FC Helsingør, replaces English striker Curtis Main, who mutually parted methods with the Blues earlier this month.
“I am really happy and proud to sign with Bengaluru FC. I am looking forward to joining my new teammates and also playing in front of the fans at the Kanteerava. I really hope that I can help the team with goals and assists, and that together, we can make the play-offs in the Indian Super League,” mentioned Drost on his singing.
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Drost, who primarily performs as a striker, however can be versatile on the wings, has spent his profession solely in Denmark, even making appearances for the Denmark U19 and U20 groups. The 6’2” Drost started his youth profession with Helsingør, whereas his first senior membership was Boldklubben af 1893. He had separate stints at AC Horsens, a season at Kolding IF, earlier than returning again to Helsingør.
Bengaluru supervisor Gerard Zaragoza mentioned the membership took its time with figuring out a striker, and feels Oliver matches into his system nicely. “Oliver is a No.9 with the heart of a No.10. He is a striker, but also enjoys playing just outside the box, and given the style of football we play, this could be great. We spent a fair amount of time searching for the ideal replacement, because we wanted to bring in someone who suits our style the best, and when I saw Oliver, I got the impression that he could be that player.” he remarked.
Drost will don the Number 9 shirt for Bengaluru.