ATK Mohun Bagan signal Indian defender Sandesh Jhingan | Soccer Information

KOLKATA: Defending Indian Tremendous League champions ATK Mohun Bagan on Saturday introduced the signing of high-profile defender Sandesh Jhingan.
The 27-year-old Arjuna awardee is alleged to be the highest-valued footballer in India however the membership didn’t reveal the signing quantity.
“I’m delighted to have joined ATKMB. I had an in depth chat with the coach and the house owners and I love their imaginative and prescient and I’m very completely happy that they felt that I could possibly be part of the household,” Jhingan mentioned in a press launch, issued by the membership.
The previous Kerala Blasters defender was eager to ply his commerce in Europe, ideally Portugal however due to the pandemic he modified his plans and joined the membership, will compete within the AFC Cup 2021.
Jhingan will type a troika together with his India teammate Pritam Kotal and Spaniard recruit Tiri and he may have an opportunity to show his mettle at Worldwide degree.
There may be additionally promising Indian teenager Sumith Rathi in chief coach Antonio Habas”arsenal.
“I’ve lots of associates already there within the group and I’m trying ahead to affix them and begin working collectively,” Jhingan mentioned.
Jhingan missed the complete 2019-20 season attributable to an harm and it stays to be seen how he lives as much as the expectations of the frantic Mariners followers, particularly after their merger with ATK this season.
“And likewise, I need to say to all of the loyal followers of ATKMB that collectively we’ll develop into not the one the best group in India however in Asia as properly. For Glory ‘Pleasure ATK Mohun Bagan’,” he added.
Jhingan will be part of the squad in Goa the place they’re at the moment quarantining after arriving this morning forward of the ISL, slated to start in November third week.
Head coach Habas was excited to get Jhingan within the aspect.
“Sandesh brings a brand new vitality into the group. He’s an adept participant and provides immense worth to our general technique,” Habas mentioned.
The previous Kerala Blasters participant gained the AIFF Rising Participant of the Yr award in 2014 and debuted for the nationwide group in 2015.

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