Indian Super League 2019-20: Nestor Gordillo is facing a four-month suspension for serving a contract with Chennai City FC.
Nestor Gordillo was one of Chennai City FC's I-League winners last season. (Photo credit: AIFF)
New Delhi: The Indian Super League (ISL) will be without the services of Spanish midfielder Nestor Gordillo for the first eight games of the season for the first time in Hyderabad FC.
Hyderabad will play their first ISL match against former ATK champions Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Friday.
Gordillo will not be eligible for selection until December after he was suspended for four months by the Indian Football Association on 13 August for signing a "preliminary agreement" with FC Pune. City have one year left on his contract with Chennai City FC.
The last time the 30-year-old could be ready for next season in the ISL is the game when Hyderabad FC host ATK on December 21.
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