Indian club Atletico de Kolkata land Portugal striker Postiga

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L'VIV, UKRAINE - JUNE 13:  Helder Postiga of Portugal celebrates scoring the second goal during the UEFA EURO 2012 group B match between Denmark and Portugal at Arena Lviv on June 13, 2012 in L'viv, Ukraine.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

have signed Portuguese international striker as their marquee signing for the 2015 (ISL) campaign.

The signing of former Porto, Tottenham Hotspur and Deportivo La Coruna player was announced on Wednesday afternoon and will be expected to help the Kolkata-based club to retain their ISL title.

“The presence of Postiga will definitely bolster the team for the season ahead and also allow the Indian and international players to learn from him,” said Atletico coach Antonio Lopez Habas.

“He will have an altogether different experience when he plays in front of Kolkata’s football aficionados. I am sure Postiga’s presence will make the city and Atletico fans proud.”

The second edition of ISL will get underway in early October and lasts for ten weeks, featuring eight teams.