India Player Transfer Gossip-Rumor : BY JAYDIP DASGUPTA
(Part-15) 31.05.2013 : The meeting between Penn Orji and East Bengal ended without any positive results. The officials requested the midfielder to accept the stipulated salary due to the acute financial crisis. After a long meeting the Nigerian denied to accept the offer of Red and Gold and decide for a new option in the transfer market. It may be said that East Bengal has lost all their hopes regarding Penn and they are in search of a suitable alternative.
The news in Kolkata maidan that East Bengal may approach the United SC striker Ranty Martins Solve.But the news is yet to be confirm. Tolgey Ojbey has joined Mohammedan Sporting after he has been released by Bagan yesterday. The news is that Tolgey are having an agreement for an year. So, it can be said that Mohammedan are successful in building up a strong forward line as they have already signed Josimar Di Silva from Salgaokar.
Tolgey had a offer from Pune FC but he opted to join the kolkata club.After Cheema Okiri he is the second overseas footballer to play in the three big teams of Kolkata.Mohammedan are in discussion with the East Bengal medio Sanju Pradhan who are also in touch with Mumbai Tigers.
The newly introduced team in Indian football JSW has appointed Richard Money as their new coach with Pradyum Reddy as his deputy. Money is an experienced British Coach who had experience in managing teams like Cambridge United, New castle United and Luton Town. This 57 years man was a defender and has played in Liverpool and Fulham.
What will be the strategy of Bagan ? The financial crunch has forced them to release Tolgey and are still to pay the saliries which they are supposed to pay within the 31st of May.Many of their players are thinking for a new option as the situation are getting worsen day by day.sources said that expept a few players they are yet to pay the advance for the next year.
The IFA has declared today that the club transfers of the Premier League teams for the 2013-14 season will be starting from 17th of June.
Now let's see in coming days what will be happened??
(Part-14) 29.05.2013 : The Nigerian deep defender Uga Opara has finally signed for East Bengal with a year contract. The deep defender of Red And Gold is the power of strength for the last three years. In fact he has successfully lead the East Bengal deep defense. With Uga's inclusion East Bengal officials are successful in retaining the same deep defense which is economical in the last year's I-League.
The Churchill Brothers goalkeeper Sandip Nandy are having a series of discussion with Mohun Bagan and it is likely that this experienced goalkeeper may join the mariners. The United midfielder Malsam Tulunga is on his way to join Bagan.
The Indian captain Sunil Chetri is likely to continue with the I league champions.Sunil was loaned by Churchill from Sporting Club of Portugal is going to appeal for his release. The news which we have received that both Sunil and Alemao are interested to continue.
The Pune FC defender Chila Wali today signed for Salgaokar of Goa. Chila Wali are in discussion with this Goan club for last couple of days and finally signed today. Chika Wali has been replaced by Luciano Sabrosa who joined Mohammedan Sporting.
The Dorsal Group who will going to participate in next year's I league have finalised as Bimal Ghose as their chief coach.Bimal Ghose was with the team in the last year when the team participated in the 2nd division I league.
Now let's see in coming days what will be happened??
(Part-13) 28.05.2013 :The I-league champions Churchill Brothers are signing Sukwinder Singh as their new Technical Director. Sukwinder will be replacing Subash Bhowmick who desire to quit from the post in spite of a contract. Sukbinder Singh was the ex coach of JCT Mills and Pailan Arrows and was in charge of the Indian national team.Mariono Dias will continue as the coach of Churchill Brothers.
Mohun Bagan has decided to reduce the salary of their coach by 40% which was disagreed by Karim initially. But after a day or so he telephonically informed the Bagan officials that he is agreed to accept the reduced salary. Sources said that Bagan officials are in discussion with Subrata Bhattacharjee which we had mentioned in our previous episodes.
Now time will say what will happen in the next few days. This is to mention that Subrata was among the successful coach of Bagan. Mohun Bagan will sit in an important meeting with Tolgey on Thursday. Although Tolgey have two years contract with Mohun Bagan so if Mohun Bagan wants to release him then have to pay him. Tolgey are having an offer from Pune FC, so the thursday meeting will decide Tolgey's fate. In the mean time Mohun Bagan finalize Defender Wahid Sali of ONGC.
East Bengal are in discussion with their two successful Nigerian star Uga Opara and Penn Orji. The East Bengal football Secretary Santosh Bhattacharjee has requested the duo to accept the stipulated salary for them. The increase of salary will not be possible due to the reduced budget. The footballers are yet to sign the agreement and asked for some time to decide.
Meanwhile Mohammedan Sporting is going to finalize talking with Souvik Chakroborty while collin abranches, zakeer mundampara, Justine Stepen also finalized.
Now let's see in coming days what will be happened??
(Part-12) 27.05.2013 : The Dempo Sports Club of Goa will going to sign Aurthur Papas as their Chief Coach on tomorrow. Papas who came in as a replacement of Armando Caloco will have a contract with the Goan club for three years. This has been informed by a reliable source of the Dempo Sports Club.
Dempo is planning to build a team aiming for the future.It is likely that some of the players from Arrows may join Dempo.As the news is that there is no positive sort out at the AIFF meeting regarding the fate of Arrows. But the news of Ranty Matins of returning back to Dempo seems to be impossible as the Nigerian striker are demanding exorbitant salary which this Goan Club are not ready to pay.
In the UB Board meeting at Kolkata regarding the finalization of coach for East Bengal are pending.The final decision are yet to be taken as the name of the two coaches are being shortlisted.The Brazilian and a Dutch coach are on the run and we have to wait and see that who wins the race.
The acute financial crisis in Bagan effected them to make final decision regarding the next years planning.Even they are to pay two months salary which is still due. The Bagan officials has requested the Executive members to look for the co sponcers in order to cope up the situation. Mean while the Bagan officials has requested Karim Bensharifa to accept the reduced salary for the coming season.
But the approach was not accepted by Karim.If situation arise Bagan may look for a suitable alternative.The rumor in Kolkata is that Subrata Bhattacherjee may be back in Bagan during this crisis period
Now let's see in coming days what will be happened??
(Part-11) 26.05.2013 : The news which has been received from reliable source, that the man from Holland, John Van Leon (Uefa Pro Licensed at Soccer coach Uefa Pro Licensed) would be the probable new coach of Red and Gold Brigade. He is much ahead than other two coaches in line. Johannes ("John") Maria van Loen (born February 4, 1965 in Utrecht) is a former football striker from The Netherlands, who earned seven caps for the Netherlands national football team, in which he scored one goal. He played in the 1986 FIFA World Cup Qualification and the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy.
East Bengal officials will going to sit with the UB Group on Monday to finalize their new coach which will going to a foreigner.At present they have short listed the name of a Brazalian Coach and a Dutch coach, but the final decision will depend on the outcome of Monday's meeting.
Sources said that the Red and Gold officials are likely to declare the name of the new coach within a day or so. Naoba Singh has finally signed and agreed to continue in his old club. After confirming Cheddi and Sueaka East Bengal are on a positive way to confirm the other two foreigners Uga Opra and Penn Orji.
Mohammedan SC is talking with Charan Rai, Ismail Gurung??
The Churchill Brothers after the I-League champions are in search of a new coach as Subash Bhowmick denied to continue.Subash Bhowmick are in discussion with the new franchisee clubs and one of the clubs of Kolkata.
Meanwhile Churchill are in search of a new coach for the next season.They are in discussion with some of the experienced coach of India as well as abroad.The news which we have received from our Goa correspondence that they are interested to sign Dario Marcolin of Italy.Though the negotiation are yet to be finalized.
The I-League champion coach Subash Bhowmick are having a discussion with a franchisee club who is likely to participate in the next year's I-League. The franchisee club have already offered to some of the stars of Indian football who have shown interest to them.
Sources said that Sunil Chetri, Climax Lawrence, Sayed Rahim Nabi and Sanju Pradhan are among them who are having touch with the franchisee club. Sanju, who have decided to leave East Bengal are also in discussion with a Mumbai based club and the Mohun Bagan officials are yet to discuss with Rahim Nabi. What will going to be the future of the AIFF development team ? The Pailan group are showing their lack of interest with this development team of the AIFF.
The information which our news desk has received is that Pailan group are yet to pay the last two months salary as the season has ended some days back. The AIFF are in a dilemma regarding the future of their development team. Sources said that AIFF is thinking to sell their development team to any of the franchises who will going to participate in the coming I league.
At present the AIFF are facing the financial crisis and as a result it will going to be impossible for them to continue without any sponcer. If Pailan Group discontinued then it will be impossible for the AIFF to continue the team due to the lack of fund and infrastructure.
Now let's see in coming days what will be happened??
.25.05.2013.(Part-10) : Trevor James Morgan has resigned from the post of the coach of East Bengal. East Bengal officials are in search of a new coach. It has been learnt that, East Bengal officials have received the application from three coaches and it will be a tough job for them to finalize a suitable substitute of Morgan who had a successful tenure with East Bengal ( 178 matches, won 111, drew 31, lost 36, won 2 FED Cups, 1 Super Cup, 3 CFL Premier League, IFA Shield 1, MSC 75 years Cup 1 in his bag).
The red and gold Officials have short listed the applications from three coaches(one Dutchmen, a Brazilian another Argentine) and selection will be made out of these three.
The Mohammedan Sporting Club, Kolkata after being promoted in the 1st division of the I-league are now going to build up a strong and balanced team. The current news which we have received from a reliable source that they are talking with MEHRAJUDDIN WAHDOO of Mohun Bagan and ISFAQ AMHED of East Bengal.
Sources said that other than those two players, the Black and White brigade also talking and dealings with some old and new footballers like Keeper Somnath Khara, Noushad Bapu, Fulhand Hembram, Gouranda Dutta, Monirul Mondol, J.Prashad, Anthony Soren, Sandeep Sangha, Baldip Singh, Warundeep Singh, Gagandeep Singh, Asim Biswas, Jatin Bisth, Jerry Jisangha, Khantang Paite. Mohammedan Sporting have already finalized Josimar Di Silva Martins and Luciano Sabrosa from Salgaocar Sports Club which we have mentioned in our earlier editions but United Sikkim defender Anwar Ali uncertain in the squad.
Mohammedan Sporting may released Charles, Wei, Jayanta Sen, Sk Azim, Md. Muktar, Narugopal Hait, Jaagpreet Singh, Krishanu Banerjee. Jayanta is likely to join Mohun Bagan and Jagpreet Singh who was a loan player from East Bengal. Some of the above are talking with some other kolkata based 2nd Divn I-League teams. Now let's see in coming days what will be happened??.
The Dempo Sports Club has decided to give a fabulous farewell to Armando Calaco on the 31st of May.The contact with Armando has ended and the successful coach in the I-league denied to continue. So, an era of 15 years with Dempo and Armando are coming to an end. Dempo has renewed the contract with Joy Ferrao, Cresson Antao and Cliffton Gansalves.
Shillong Lazong has signed Robin Gurung the defender from ONGC for the next season. Robin Gurung has had a successful season under Santosh Kasyap. It can be mentioned that Lazong will be benefited with this young Sikkimese defender. Their plyer's BOITHANG HAOKIP, RAMLALLUAHA, MIN CHOL SON, TAISUKE will stay with the team while Govin Singh, Sushil Singh, Chitra Singh, Basant Singh may be released.
ONGC midfielder Eric Brown may signed two years contract with United SC.
The young midfielder from Pailan Arrows Thirthankar Sarkar has joined with the I-league champions Churchill Brothers along with Micky Fernandes of Air India while Pailan's Deepak Devrani and keeper Ravi Kumar sign-up for Sporting Clube de Goa.
Now let's see in coming days what will be happened??
23.05.2013 -.Part-9.. DSC PRESS RELEASE : 'Beto' officially signs for Dempo Sports Club. Brazilian football player Roberto Mendes Silva, popularly known as Beto is making a comeback at Dempo Sports Club after a gap of 2 years. The 34 year old had previously played for Dempo Sports Club from 2006 to 2011 in which he won 3 I-League titles. His last assignment was with Churchill brothers SC where he helped them win the 2012-13 I-League title.
Along with Beto, several other players have also signed on the dotted line; those include Shubhasis Roy Choudhary (GK), Laximikant Kattimani (GK), Godwin Franco, Clifford Miranda, Debarata Roy & ex-Mumbai FC midfielder Gabriel Fernandes. The announcement regarding the Head Coach at Dempo SC is expected soon and will be made available along with signings of several other players.
.. PFC PRESS RELEASE : Defender Anas signs 2-year extension and sets dream. Pune FC central defender Anas Edathodika signed a two-year extension and will continue to trade his skills at the Club until 2015. Anas decision to stay back comes after spending the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons successfully at the Club.
The 26-year-old Kerala-born defender played a key-role in the Club's defense line and helped his side earn the distinction of third best in conceding goals in I-League 2012-13. For the record: runners-up, Pune FC let-in 26 goals. Pune FC Head Operations, Chirag Tanna, said: "Anas has been instrumental for us in last season's campaign. He is a gritty customer and plays with a lot of passion. Everyone at Pune FC wishes Anas continued success with the Club."
During the season, Anas played all 26 games in the I-League figuring as a first eleven member in 26 games and came off as a substitute only once to clock a staggering 2,326 minutes. The defender also started two games in Durand Cup, three in Federation Cup and one in the IFA Shield respectively.
Anas's emergence as a solid no-nonsense defender also won him two awards at the season-ending annual Awards Night. He picked up the "Man of Steel" award for his consistency and was adjudged "Player of the Year 2013," making him the first Indian to bag the honour at Pune FC. Having sealed a contract until the end of 2014-15 season, the Mallapuram-based Anas has time and again voiced his love for Pune as a city.
Anas says, "I am delighted to continue. Pune FC is a one-of-its-kind club based in a city that is so passionate about the game and I owe my decision to extend my stay to all my fans. Thank you for the love shown on and off the field.". Having played his best season in his professional career so far, Anas has now set his sights on the national team and hopes the opportunity arrives sooner than later.
"I now look forward with determination to play better, stronger and ambitiously during my stay here, the objective of course will be to help Pune FC to glory," Anas added.
18.05.2013 : PART-8: JAYDIP DASGUPTa : The financial turmoil has reached to Goa.The I league champions Churchill Brothers are also in a financial crisis, has decide to reduce their football budget in the next year. Their sponcer is an organization from Bengal has failed to fulfill their commitment.Like Churchill Brothers Dempo Sports Club and Salgaokar Sports Club has decided to reduce their next year's football budget at least by 20%.
What will Aurthur Papas do in the transfer market? The news which we have received and already published in our previous editions that the final phase of discussion between Papas and Dempo would take place after 20th. At present Aurthur Papas is in Australia. It can happen that we may see ARMANDO COLACO IN THE DEMPO DUGOUT in the year 2013-14. Dempo has finalized Jewel Raja of Mohun Bagan and Grabiel Fernandez of Mumbai FC for the next season.
The Salgaokar Sports Club is likely to sign Chikawali of Pune Fc in place of Luciano Sabrosa.Salgaokar has decided to include the successful footballers of their U-20 team in the senior team. The United Sports of Kolkata are in search of a new sponcer. They have asked all their players to wait for sometime before they came to a final decision. As the United officials has decided that they will reduce the budget in the year 2013-14.
The East Bengal club has finalized Ruizi Sueka, Eddeh Cheddi and Uga Opara and continued discussion with Penn Orji.Though Penn is yet to decide finally.East Bengal are in touch with James Moga and Rantin Martins and arebwaiting for the AIFF meeting which is scheduled on the 22nd.If AIFF decide that the I league playing clubs can signb5 foreigners instead of 4 then there is a chance that either Moga or Ranty to join the Red and Gold.
14.05.2013 : PART-7: JAYDIP DASGUPTa : The Mohammedan Sporting Club Of Kolkata were in search of a new coach after the resigning of Sanjoy Sen. The news which our news desk has received that they are going finalize Mashood Bola Abdul Aziz as their new coach. Former Mohammedan SC coach Fuja Tope may his asistant. Abdul Aziz is a man of Nigerian origin at present are in charge of Finnish football club Atlantis FC Akatemia. Abdul Aziz has also worked as Director of Coaching for the youth team Atlantis FC .
He started his coaching carrier in the year 1998 in PK-35 Vantaa,a first division football club in Finland. Abdul Aziz Mashood was in charge of the clubs like Helsingin Ponnistus.It is expected that this 44 year old Coach is likely to arrive Kolkata in the next week.
We had mentioned in our previews that Josimar Di Siva Martins and Luciano Sabrosa of Salgaokar can join Mohammedan Sporting. Yes, the the football spectators will see Luciano and Josimar dawning the Black and White jersey. Baldip Singh and Gagandeep Singh of Air India has agreed to join Mohammedan,while the discussion with Sandip Sangha and Jatin Singh Bist are in the final stage.
Aurthur Papas the Chief coach of Pailan Arrows who is at present in Australia will going to finalize the deal with the Dempo Sports Club only after the 20th of May. The news which we received from a reliable source is that the agreements and the terms and conditions with Papas will be finalize after he returned from Australia. Dempo is planning for along term agreement with this young coach.
The Kolkata gaints East Bengal and Mohun Bagan have already planned to reduce their budget.Mohun Bagan may decide to release Tolgey Ozbey, if the Aussie striker refused to play in a reduce salary. The financial turmoil has changed the planning of the arch rivals as both have decided not to contract with each others player. So the changes of Sanju and Naoba of joining the mariners remain un productive.
10.05.2013 : PART-6: JAYDIP DASGUPTa :Who will be the new coach of Mohammedan Sporting - Sanjay Sen today declared his inability to take the charge of Mohammedan in the coming season due to some personal engagements.
It was under the guidance of Sanjay Mohammedan succeed to climb the ladder and promoted to play the I league in 2013-14.The Mohammedan officials has declared that their for the next year will be 12 cores.So, the Mohammedan officials are in search of a new coach and it is likely to be declared on the 15th of may Anwar Ali of Sikkim United is joining Mohammedan Sporting .
There is a rumor in Kolkata maidan that the Mohammedan officials has offered the United Sports Striker Ranty Martins along with the deep defender Belo Razak.Sources said that the offer is lucrative and now it is up to Ranty and Belo to decide finally. As the United Sports Spencer are in deep financial turmoil so it may be said that many footballers are in search of a new club. The full back of United Sports Club Rabinder Singh is joining the mariners and the deal is
Dempo Sports Club of Goa is going to depute the Pailan Arrows coach Aurthur Papas as their chief coach. The news is, the agreement will be for three years which will be signed at the end of the I league. Meanwhile, the Japanese midfielder Riuji Sweka of Dempo has decided to join East Bengal in the coming season.
The red and red gold are releasing Andrew Barisik and Sweka will be replaced as a player of the Asian origin.Dempo has renewed the contact with Cresson Antao, Cliffton Gansalves. So the transfer story of Abranches comes to an end.
The Pune FC striker Subash Singh is joining the Shillong Lazong FC. It may be said that Pune should have to look for a new set of strikers as James Moga and Baima Karpey are in a mind to shift in a new club.But the deals are yet to be finalized.
Sanjay Sen will going to join Pailan Arrows as their new coach replacing Aurthur Papas. We had mentioned in our reports that Papas is joining Dempo Sports Club in an agreement of three years.Rob Bun has recommended the name of Sanjay as the coach of their development team to AIFF. Incidentally it may be mentioned that Sanjay refused the Mohammedan Sporting officials after he agreed three days back.
The Mohammedan officials are in search of a new coach. The news which we have received is that Santosh Kasyap,Armando Colaso and Subrata Bhattacharjee are in the short list of the Mohammedan officials.While talking to media the Mohammedan President Sultan Amhed said that we are discussing with different coaches and are hopeful to finalize the matter soon.
07.05.2013 : PART-5: JAYDIP DASGUPTa : The Financial turmoil has effected mostly to the United Sports Of Kolkata as their sponcer is one of the private financial company.
The salary of the players are with held and the United Sports has to reduce their next years budget due to the acute financial crisis. The United striker,top scorer in the I league Ranty Martins has decided that he will going to play outside India if his payment reduced.Ranty are having a contract of Rs 2 Cores this season.
East Bengal has decided that they will going to reduce the budget of their footballers.UB group has decided not to increase the budget, which has forced the red and gold officials to take the decision.
05.05.2013 : PART-4: JAYDIP DASGUPTa : The Mohun Bagan has already finalized Karim Bensharifa as their coach for the season 2013-14.Karim has already short listed the players and requested the officials to act accordingly.But, the mariners are in acute crisis of funds in order to build up a strong team.
They have finalized the deal with some players but yet to hand over the advance cheque.Mean while the executive committee of Mohan Bagan and having a serious meeting in order to raise the funds,and to fulfill the expected budget.
Sources said, that they are in deficit budget and some of the members of the executive committee has taken the initiative to raise funds in order to cope up the crisis.Even the salary for the last three months for the current season are pending.
Meanwhile the mariners has confirmed Shilton Pal, Manish Maithani, Manish Bhargav, Biswajit Saha apart from Iche and Odafa for the next year.It is confirmed that the red and gold captain Sanju Pradhan will change to Bagan in the coming season.Sayed Rahim Nabi are having a series of discussion with the Bagan officials but the decision is still pending.
What will Trevor James Morgan do? He has an agreement with East Bengal till the end of 2014.But he wants to quit that agreement for his family reasons. Sources said that he is in discussion with the Tam pine Rovers of Singapore for the next year. Singapore is only a four hours journey from Perth which is Morgan's home town.
The Football Secretary of the red and gold are still optimistic that Morgan will going to change his mind,on the other hand East Bengal are also in search of a suitable alternative.Morgan has had a cool relation with some of the East Bengal officials who are not satisfied with the British coach.This may be one of the prime reason for Morgan's decision. Even the Next years players list are yet to be submitted by Morgan.But it can be mentioned that Morgan is the most successful man as a coach in any Indian Club for the last three years.
Sanjoy Sen is yet to finalize his decision as a coach of Mohammedan Sporting.Sanjoy has a offer from the AIFF and one of the I league playing club of Kolkata. The Mohammedan officials are in search of some talented youths for the next season.They have given a lucrative offer to the Bhawnipur midfielder Jaganath Sana.
But Shilton And Isfaq denied their offer.Isfaq is likely to join the Goan team Dempo. Dempo have finalized that they are going to reduce their budget by 15-20% as the proceedings are to be completed at the middle of May.
27.04.2013 : PART-3: JAYDIP DASGUPTa : The Mohammedan Sporting Club of Kolkata has promoted to play in the 1st division of the I league and they have decided to build up a strong line up in the coming season. The Mohammedan Official Md Kamaruddin while talking to the media at Bangalore said that the expected budget of the club for the next year will be around 10 cores.
He added that the management of the Md Sporting has requested Sanjoy Sen to remain as the coach of the club for the next year and to submit the probable list of players immediately.Kamaruddin further added that Mohammed Sporting will going to finalize their Spencer soon as the negotiations are at the final stage.
Meanwhile,the Mohammedan officials are in discussion with the foreigners as well as with the Indians.The news which we have received that the club of Kolkata has offered Yusuf Yakubu of Air India and Josimar of Salgaokar and are optimistic to finalize the deal.
They are in discussion with Isfaq Amhed of East Bengal, Mehrajuddin Wadoo and Shilton Pal of Mohan Bagan.They have short listed some footballers from the Pailan Arrows and are targeting the successful young stars in the I league,Though Mohammedan is going to release Alfred and Hyjoon.
Dempo Sports Club of Goa is yet to select their coach which is expected to get finalize in the mid of May.A source of the club says that they had a preliminary discussion with the Arrows coach Arthur Papas but nothing has finalize and it may happen that the Dempo officials may renew the contract of Armando Colaco.
The news which we have received from Goa that the Dempo officials are interested to inject the young talents in this years team and it is expected to release some of the senior players.
The Kolkata giants are in the process of discussion with the players.The economic turmoil which happened in Bengal with some financial companies since last few days will effect the budget of the clubs. As many of those companies are the sponcers or co-sponcers of the different I league playing clubs.
21.04.2013 : PART-2: JAYDIP DASGUPTa : The Indian International goalkeeper Subrata Pal has decided to take a transfer from the United Sports Club.The relation with Subrata with the Dutch coach Elco Satory are rather cool which decided the Indian goalkeeper for the transfer.
The news which we have received so far that Subrata are in discussion with the Kolkata giants East Bengal and Mohun Bagan though the deal is yet to be fruitful.Another sources said that Subrata are having contacts with Chirag Thanna of Pune FC.Meanwhile the transfer of Gurpit Singh Sandhu Of East Bengal to Pune FC are in the final stage, as East Bengal has decided to release Gurpit due to some disciplinary reasons.
The mariners had offered Md Rafiq of United Sports and are keen to renew the contacts with Sayed Rahim Nabi who are in discussion with East Bengal and Dempo sports Club. The news which we have received that the Bagan officials are having a series of meeting with Nabi and are optimistic to finalize the deal.
Sanju Pradhan of East Bengal is interested to sign in favor of Bagan in the coming season, but the red and gold officials are trying to close the deal in their favor and it may happen that the deal may finalize within a day or so at Malaysia.
Mohun Bagan are in discussion with the Dempo goalkeeper Subasish Roy Chowdhury, wing back Debobrata Roy, the Churchill medio Binish Balan and Lenny Rodricks are in their short list. Subasish is also being offered by United Sports of Kolkata. So it can be presumed that the goalkeepers will play a major role in this year's transfer market as the leading goalkeepers Karanjit, Subrata, Subhasish are being offered by the leading clubs
18.04.2013 : PART-1: JAYDIP DASGUPTa : The mariners after a debacle in the past couple of years are now set to build up a strong line up in the forth coming season. The Salgaokar goalkeeper Karanjit Singh had received an offer from the Mohun Bagan and United Sports officials. Mohun Bagan may release Shilton Pal if Karanjit accept the lucrative offer and join the Kolkata club.
The East Bengal captain and medio Sanju Pradhan is going to join the mariners in the year 2013-14.Mohan Bagan is the first club who has confirmed the deal with the foreigners are now in search of the domestic footballers. Though the case of Katsumi Yusa is a long way to go.
Apart from Sanju they are interested to retain the services of Denson Devadas, Manish Bhargav, Mainish Maithani,Snehaish Chakraborty, Arindam Bhattacharjee, Ibor, Nirmal Chetri, Biswajit Saha, C.S.sabeeth, but the mariners may release Shek Jewel Raja. Kingshuk Debnath have a chance to retun his old club from MSC.
Jewel are in discussion with East Bengal and Dempo though the deal is yet to be finalized.East Bengal are in discussion with Jaokim Abranches who is also interested to play in Kolkata. But,the sources of Dempo Sports Club said Jaokim had a contract with Dempo for the next season.The United Sports Club is set to build up well combined team in this year also.