Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan have roped in Spanish footballer Julen Colinas Olaizola as their sixth foreigner for the 2019/20 season. The Real Sociedad San Sebastian product, Julen Colinas has played for Spanish Segunda Division B club UCAM Murcia last season.
Julen was born on April 16, 1988 in San Sebastian. He started his professional football career with the Real Sociedad U-19 team.
Julen, who has capabilities to play at both the wings, is adept in playing as forward as well. The vastly experienced Spanish winger played in 10 Copa Del Ray matches and was on the scoresheet on three occasions. He featured in 16 LaLiga 2 games as well and scored one goal.
He played for Spanish clubs like Real Sociedad B, Real Unión, CD Toledo, CyD Leonesa, Lleida Esportiu.
Mohun Bagan head coach Kibu Vicuna is happy with the inclusion of Julen in Mohun Bagan squad. He said Julen will bring in wealth of experience in the squad and will definitely be a perfect choice to support the strikers upfront. Mohun Bagan handed a contract to Julen Colinas for the season 2019-20.