Arsenal legend confirms his Indian destination, will play with Anelka

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Freddie Ljungberg has confirmed that he has indeed signed for Mumbai City for the upcoming Indian Super League campaign.

 Freddie Ljungberg played in North London for nine years after joining Arsenal from Halmstads in 1998, for a fee in the region of £3 million. During his time at the club he played over 300 games for The Gunners and scored plenty of goals. His most sensational season was 2001-02 - as he scored 17 goals in 39 appearances for the club that season.

His flamboyant personality and good looks also made him a celebrity off of the pitch. Unfortunately toward the end of his Arsenal career he struggled with persistent injury problems and after spells at West Ham, Seattle Sounders, Chicago Fire, Celtic and Japanese side Shimizu S-Pulse - Ljungberg retired in August 2012 an Arsenal legend.

But earlier this summer he confirmed he would be returning to the game to take part in the upcoming Indian Super League competition.

Now the attacking midfielder has confirmed exactly who he will be playing for, by revealing he had signed for Mumbai City.

It was well known that this was Ljungberg's destination for the competition, but it is now official and Ljungberg will play alongside Manuel Friedrich and Nicolas Anelka whilst being managed by Peter Reid.

The Indian Super League gets under way on the 12th October when Ljungberg and co take on former Liverpool pair Josemi and Luis Garcia's Atletico de Kolkata outfit.

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