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Former Manchester United Star Dimitar Berbatov Signs For Kerala Blasters

Wednesday, 23 August 2017|Abhishek Mukherjee
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Indian Super League (ISL) side Kerala Blasters have signed former Manchester United and Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov ahead of the 2017-18 season.

Berbatov, 36, has signed a one-year contract with the club and will be teaming up with former coach Rene Meulensteen, who worked with him during his stint with Manchester United as well as Fulham. 

Berbatov, Bulgaria's all-time record goalscorer, was a free agent after leaving the Greek side PAOK Salonika in June 2016.

The former Manchester United man will be earning a whopping sum of Rs 7.5 crores, according to sources- which roughly estimate to $1.2 M.

During his illustrious career, Berbatov has played for the likes of Tottenham Hotspur, Bayer Leverkusen, Manchester United, Monaco.   

He has also been crowned Bulgarian Footballer of the Year a record seven times and won the Premier League Golden Boot in the 2010/11 campaign.