Transfer Rumours: East Bengal FC interested to rope in Bagan duo!
Last Updated 8:12 PM 9th May 2020 .
East Bengal FC team management have already roped in Mohun Bagan duo Sankar Roy and Lalramchullova for the upcoming season along with 12 other new imports. As per reports, the team management are now trying hard to rope in another duo from the arch-rivals – youngsters Sheikh Sahil and Subho Ghosh.
Both Sk. Sahil and Subho Ghosh were promoted to the senior team in the 2019/20 season and their coach Kivu Vicuña was highly impressed by the teenagers and both of them played a crucial role in the I-League winning campaign for the green and maroon brigade.
Sheikh Sahil was one of the best performing Indian players in the 2019/20 season and a consistent starter for the Bagan team ahead of senior member like Shilton D’silva.
20 year old Sk. Sahil made 13 appearances in the I-League, playing as a defensive midfielder who had a wide range of passing and great anticipation skills. He was highly praised by the fans and pundits alike for his impressive performance in the midfield alongside Fran Gonzalez Munoz.
Another youngster who was promoted to the senior team was forward Subho Ghosh. The 19 year old opportunistic poacher from Bengal has been highly regarded as one for the future by the Bengal football fraternity.
Subho Ghosh scored some vital goals for the green and maroon brigade in the season, mostly used in as an impact substitute by Kivu Vicuña. He scored the all important last minute equaliser against Punjab FC away at Ludhiana which helped Bagan avoid a defeat. He scored two more goals in the I-League against Churchill Brothers and TRAU FC, helping Mohun Bagan to their title.
As per reports, Mohun Bagan team management are hoping to retain the duo for the upcoming season however it is highly unlikely that the duo will get opportunity at ATK-Mohun Bagan. East Bengal FC officials have kept tabs on the duo and are highly interested in bringing them in and talks have begun with the agents.
It is now a waiting game for both the parties but if indeed the transfer does materialize, it would be a prized catch for the Red and Gold brigade as they would be bringing in two of the highly rated Bengali youngsters into the team, who played an important role in the I-League triumph in the 2019/20 season.