ATK Mohun Bagan sign Indian defender Sandesh Jhingan

KOLKATA: Defending Indian Super League champions ATK Mohun Bagan on Saturday announced the signing of high-profile defender Sandesh Jhingan.
The 27-year-old Arjuna awardee is said to be the highest-valued footballer in India but the club did not reveal the signing amount.
“I am delighted to have joined ATKMB. I had a detailed chat with the coach and the owners and I admire their vision and I am very happy that they felt that I could be a part of the family,” Jhingan said in a press release, issued by the club.
The former Kerala Blasters defender was keen to ply his trade in Europe, preferably Portugal but because of the pandemic he changed his plans and joined the club, will compete in the AFC Cup 2021.
Jhingan will form a troika with his India teammate Pritam Kotal and Spaniard recruit Tiri and he will have a chance to prove his mettle at International level. There is also promising Indian youngster Sumith Rathi in chief coach Antonio Habas”arsenal.
“I have a lot of friends already there in the team and I am looking forward to join them and start working together,” Jhingan said.

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