East Bengal FC transfer updates and ISL speculations till now!
Last Updated 7:27 PM 17th April 2020 .
East Bengal FC have been hyperactive in the transfer market as the team management are adamant to recruit a good squad and there have been speculations of the team jumping ship from the I-League to the ISL for the next season. Executive committee member Mr. Debabrata Sarkar has been vocal about the Red and Gold brigade taking part in the ISL next season, he spoke to the media and stated boldly “We are playing in the ISL and you can write it down”.
The team management is yet to officially announce the participation on the ISL, neither they have announced the partnership with any new investor entity as of now. However it is being rumoured they have already got a financial backing and are moving ahead to build a team to play in the ISL next season.
Officially Announced Transfers:
East Bengal FC have already announced few of the singings for the upcoming season.
*Balwant Singh (ATK)
*Novin Gurung (Real Kashmir)
*Gurtej Singh (Hyderabad FC)
*Lalramchullova (Mohun Bagan)
*Sehnaj Singh (ATK)
Transfers those are Almost Done:
There are few transfer links that the club is yet to officially announce but are speculated to be already completed from different sources.
*Sankar Roy (Mohun Bagan)
*Omid Singh (Naft Masjed Soleyman)
*Mohammed Irshad (Gokulam Kerala)
Others who are linked:
There are few others who are closely linked with the club for the upcoming season but are not confirmed yet.
*Wahengbam Angousana (TRAU)
*Bikash Jairu (Jamshedpur FC)
*Cavin Lobo (Punjab FC)
*Sanju Pradhan (Punjab FC)
*Bikramjit Singh (Odisha FC)
*Laldanmawia Ralte (Hyderabad FC)
*Ishan Pandita (Lorca FC)
The team management has taken a “slow and steady” policy in the department of signing foreigners. The COVID-19 pandemic could have huge implications on the economy and hence the team management is being cautious. However, as per sources they are keeping contacts and have been negotiating terms so that they can bring them in if the situation permits for the upcoming season.
The fans can certainly hope for some exciting days ahead as the team management is keeping themselves busy even amidst the lockdown and trying to build a decent squad for the upcoming season. The fans can hopefully expect few more announcements in the upcoming weeks.