With the domestic Indian football season already over, the teams are busy building their squads for the next season. Few teams have started their team-building process earlier than expect while few teams finding it hard to retain their managers. Here are this week’s transfers
Antonio German to Gokulam Kerala FC
Antonio German becomes the latest player to be transferred. After plying his trade in the English sixth division, the former Kerala Blasters striker will donn the Gokulam Kerala FC Jersey in the I league. Gokulam was one of the most boring teams to watch last season. This latest addition should do a world of good to them as they would like to improve upon their 7th placed finish.
Antonio German had decent Indian Super League when he was playing for Kerala Blasters. After a decent first stint in India, German found it hard to get a game time in Europe. He will look to rejuvenate his career in Kerala but this time with Gokulam Kerala FC.
Gift Raikhan to Delhi Dynamos
Last season it was Thangboi Singto, and this season it is Gift Raikhan. The coach who led a promoted team to a runners-up finish in the I League will be an assistant in the ISL next season. He will replace the current assistant coach, Shakti Chauhan. After being on the East Bengal radar, he finally put pen to paper for Delhi Dynamos
Mohammed Al Rawahi On East Bengal Radar
East Bengal has shortlisted Oman International Mohammed Al Rawahi. The 25-year-old had an unsuccessful stint in Europe with Spanish side Girona. The 25-year-old center back has played just once for the Oman national team. The talks are in initial stages and it will be a real value addition if Al Rawahi signed with the I-league side.
Sanju Pradhan retained by Mumbai City FC
Sanju Pradhan made 10 appearances for Mumbai City in the ISL this season and has signed a 1-year contract extension. The Sikkim veteran was a regular player last season with the Mumbai based franchise. The team had a horrible season but Sanju performance helped him earn a year extension with the western India side.
Son Yong Chan to Ozone FC
The South Korean new signing made an impressive debut in the second division against Kerala FC by scoring the winner which put them in top position. The 27-year-old midfielder has previously plied his trade in Philippines and Singapore. Ozone FC is currently in the 2nd division and if they have to make it to the I-league, they have to produce exceptional results.
Chennai City signed Spanish Duo
Chennai City FC deserved a better finish than 8th place last season, but are keen on improving next season. They have signed Spanish defender Roberto Eslava Rodriguez and playmaker Rodriguez Felipe. Both have been playing in the Spanish Tercera division and will have a big role to play next season.
Miguel Angel Portugal joined Granada CF
Miguel Angel Portugal Delhi Dynamos finished eighth in the league after winning just five games out of a possible 18 and crashed out of the qualifying round of Super Cup against I-League side Churchill Brothers such got his contract terminated. He signed for Spanish second division outfit Granada CF