I-League 2019-20: Pedro Manzi announces Chennai City exit

Pedro Manzi, who was part of Chennai City's I-League-winning campaign last season, announced his exit on Instagram.

Pedro Manzi was the joint top-scorer last season with Willis Plaza.   -  AIFF MEDIA

Pedro Manzi announced his Chennai City exit on Thursday in an Instagram post. The Spanish striker won the I-League last season with Chennai City, scoring 21 goals to be the joint top-scorer.

Manzi played two games for Chennai this season and scored a goal.

Announcing his departure he wrote on Instagram, "I hate goodbyes... I thought this wouldn't happen so soon but it's time to say goodbye to Chennai City FC.

It has been a difficult decision, but this is football and I leave India start to a new adventure in Japan."

Chennai City is eighth on the points table with five points from five matches.

Support Sportstar

Dear Reader,

Support our journalism — where text and pictures intermingle so seamlessly — and help us scale up your experience as the world changes around us. Your contribution is vital to our brand of uninfluenced, boots-on-the-ground reportage that’s worth your while. Clickbait sensationalism is not for us, but editorial independence is — we owe it to you.

  Dugout videos