ISL: Mumbai City FC parts ways with Paulo Machado

Machado signed for the club in August 2018 and captained Mumbai alongside Amrinder Singh during his two-year stint.

The Portuguese international made five assists and scored three goals for Mumbai over two seasons.   -  ISL/SPORTZPICS

Indian Super League franchise Mumbai City FC has parted ways with Portuguese midfielder Paulo Machado has parted ways by mutual consent.

The 34-year old signed for the club in August 2018 and captained Mumbai alongside Amrinder Singh during his two years at the Club.

He played all 18 league games in his debut season, guiding the club to its second ever playoff qualification.

Machado’s second year at the club was cut short after a season-ending injury in December, 2019 restricted him to just nine appearances.

The Portuguese international made five assists and scored three goals for Mumbai over two seasons.

“Paulo has been a true model professional in these past two years. His influence on the Club has been immense, both on and off the pitch and we are thankful for his contributions to the club,” Bimal Parekh, co-owner of Mumbai City FC was quoted as saying in a press release.