Bhutia to quit Bagan

May 19th, 2009 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Peeved at a show cause notice slapped on him by Mohun Bagan, soccer star Bhaichung Bhutia has decided to quit the club and is said to be negotiating with East Bengal.
Days after the show cause notice for allegedly missing some practice sessions and an exhibition game, Bhutia said he was no more interested in playing for Mohun Bagan.

Terming the show cause notice as a publicity gimmick, Bhutia said he was hurt by the treatment the club had meted out to him.

“It really hurts me. From day one I have taken permission from the club for taking part in the television reality show,” he said.

“Under such circumstances, it’s difficult continue in this club. So I have decided to part ways amicably,” Bhutia added.

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