ISL: ATK signs Aussie forward Williams

A striker who can also play on either wing, David Williams is set to reunite with Wellington Phoenix team-mate Roy Krishna next season.

David Williams scored 11 goals and picked up one assist in 28 games with Wellington Phoenix last year.   -  Getty Images

Former Indian Super League champion ATK has signed Australian striker David Williams, who last played in the  A-League with Wellington Phoenix.

The 31-year-old is set to reunite with former Wellington Phoenix player Roy Krishna, a Fiji national team captain and A-League 2018-19 Golden Boot winner, next season.

“His pace and technique will be valuable to us. He also brings variety to the squad since he can play on either side of the wings as well. His understanding with teammate Roy Krishna will be crucial for us,” head coach Antonio Lopez Habas said.

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Williams and Krishna shared 30 goals between them in the A-League last season with the former scoring 11 times in 27 matches.

“I am absolutely delighted that I will be able to play alongside my friend Roy Krishna. Hopefully, together as a team, we will be able to win the title and create memories,” Williams said.

Williams made his debut for Queensland Roar and went onto play for several A-League clubs, including North Queensland Fury, Sydney FC, Melbourne City and Wellington Phoenix.

Williams has also represented his country at the U-20 FIFA World Youth Championship.