Hrithik and Pune to part ways

first_imgIndian Super League Hrithik Roshan and FC Pune City set to part ways Last updated 2 years ago 04:35 8/30/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) FC Pune City, Hrithik Roshan FC Pune City Indian Super League Pune City The Kaabil star is expected to end his association with the Indian Super League franchise after three years… Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Pune City and Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan are to end their association ahead of the 2017-18 season, Goal can confirm.The exact details as to why the relationship has gone sour aren’t known, and when Goal contacted Roshan’s representatives, they remained unavailable for comment.“I am honoured to be associated with the ISL, which represents India’s first effort at professional football. It is definitely the next big sporting brand in our country and will give young football talent a solid platform. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina “I hope my partnership with FC Pune City adds further strength to the team and star players’ football expertise,” Roshan had said in 2014 when he was announced as the club’s co-owner.ISL 2015 Player Auction & DraftInterestingly, Roshan was only roped in by the Wadhawan Group after Bollywood superstar Salman Khan stated that he cannot be part of the ISL and Pune City owing to sponsorship conflict.Gaurav Modwel, who serves as the CEO of FC Pune City, chose not to share his thoughts on the above-mentioned issue.The Orange and Purple brigade are among the two ISL franchises who have failed to make it into the ISL play-offs in the first three seasons. They would hope that their fortunes change this time around with the competition being spread over the course of five months or so.The club have made some interesting signings in Emiliano Alfaro, Marcelinho and Marcos Tebar as they hope to qualify for the knockout stages.last_img read more