Brazilian centre-back Gerson Vieria joins ATK

The 25-year-old, who had a splendid debut season for Mumbai in 2016, is set to change jerseys in the Indian Super League.

Vieria captained the likes of Neymar, Philippe Coutinho, Casemiro, Alisson among others at the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.   -  THE HINDU ARCHIVES

Brazilian defender Gerson Vieria, who impressed during his two-year stint with Mumbai City FC, will now be seen in ATK colours in the upcoming Indian Super League.

The 25-year-old had a splendid debut season for Mumbai in 2016 when he made 14 appearances and helped them finish top of the table en route the playoffs.

He also captained the likes of Neymar, Philippe Coutinho, Casemiro, Alisson among others at the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

“Vieira is a very versatile and exciting player. His talent and his leadership skills will impact the team in a very positive way. I welcome him to the ATK family,” Steve Coppell, ATK head coach, said.

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