For someone with the kind of experience of Sergio Juste Marin, FC Goa will surely get better.
FC Goa has confirmed the signing of defender Sergio Juste Marin. The ex-Barcelona B captain becomes the fifth foreigner to join the Goan club following the arrivals of Bruno Pinheiro, Ferran Corominas, Manuel Arana and Ahmed Jahouh. The defender will add a lot to the Gaurs in the upcoming season of the Indian Super League.
The versatile defender who can play in multiple positions across the backline is a product of La Masia and has had spells with Gimanstic Tarragona and CE L’Hospitalet. The 25-year-old has also worn the armband for the Barcelona B side during a spell of four years at the club.
A player adept at playing the ball out of the back, Juste is expected to adapt to the club’s style of play with relative ease and is seen as a good backup option for the returning Bruno Pinheiro. With his versatility, Juste can also operate from the right side of the back line and make incisions into the opposition’s box.
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Speaking at the prospect of joining the club, Juste said: “I look forward to playing for FC Goa. This is a new challenge for me and I will be playing outside of Spain for the first time. I thank the club for their faith in my abilities and hope that I can repay that faith with my performances for the team. There are already a few other players from Spain and with that in mind, I think I will be able to slot in the team’s style of play very easily.”