Lets take a look at the foreign contingent for the team in the coming season!!
1.FRANJO PRICE – CROATIA (25) – CB
Franjo Price is young Defender who is just 25 years old yet to past his prime time as a football player. He is a youth product of Seria A giants Lazio from where he went onto ply his trade for some Italian clubs in lower divisions such as Brescia, US Sarlernitana. After that he went onto to play with Croatian top division clubs NK Istra and Slaven Belupo where he is coming from now. In between he also played for Cyprus club Omonia Nicosia. He also represented Croatia in various age categories showing his quality as a player. He is a naturally fit player who is well capable in physical attributes of the game. A defensively built player like him who at a young age will benefit the team in wider perspective.
2.TOMISLAV MRCELA – AUSTRALIA (31) – CB
Tomislav Mrcela is a 1.95m tall Australian Center Back who comes as the Asian signing for East Bengal for this season. His career mostly revolved around first and second divisions of the Croatian league where he has played with top teams like NK Lokomotiv Zagreb. He has also booted for Korean second division club Jeonnam Dragons with 53 appearances for them. Apart from that Mrcela also has Asian experience while playing for Perth Glory in A-League and AFC Champions league experience to his name. Mrcela comes with good experience of over 210 matches and is a physically strong player. He is good in areal aspects of the game but interesting thing to note is that he hasn’t played a single match after 2019-20 season which is a worry in terms of his fitness which needs to be addressed properly.
3.DARREN SIDOEL – NETHERLANDS (23) – DM
Darren Sidoel is a 23 year old Ajax youth product who has represented Netherlands national team at various age categories. He is a young player with his only experience in a first division league comes from his stint with Bulgarian club PFC Arda Cardzhali. Apart from that, he has booted for Ajax in U19, U23 categories, English club Reading in U23 category and played few matches in Spanish fourth division for Cordoba FC and Hercules FC. He is a versatile player who can play as a DM, CM, CB according to the need of game and the aspect which he is young provides an opportunity for him to prove himself as a player.
4.AMIR DERVISEVIC – SLOVENIA (29) – CM
Amir Dervisevic is a 29 year old Slovenian Midfielder who comes with a bags of experience in Slovenian top division and also has stint in UEFA Champions League, Europa league qualifiers and Europa League. He is a former Slovenian International with 6 senior national team experience and represented country in various age categories. His experience in Slovenian first division was with NK Maribor where he has booted a total of 158 matches for them. He can also handle the Defensive midfield position as well. He is a goal scoring and chance creating midfielder who is technically well-built player. With excellent passing abilities and attacking threat along with strong defensive quality, Amir is a player to be noted for in the coming season of ISL.
5. DANIEL CHIMA CHUKWU – NIGERIA (30) – CF
Daniel Chima Chukwu is a 30 year old experienced centre forward having played with clubs in China and Norway. He is a three-time Norwegian champion with Molde FK and two-time Polish league winner with Legia Warszawa. He has experience of 118 matches in Norway first division with 50 goals and 27 assists to his name. He has also proven himself as a striker in Chinese first and second division with 10 goals and 8 assists in CSL and 27 goals and 7 assists in League One. Apart from that he also played in UEFA Europa League and Champions League. He is a physically strong and speedy player with good heading ability and work rate throughout the game.
6.ANTONIO PEROSEVIC – CROATIA (29) – CF
Antonio Perosevic is a 29 year old centre forward who was a former international of Croatia. The left footed striker who can also suit in as a left and right winger comes with an experience of playing 122 matches with 32 goals and 13 assists to his name in Croatian first division league. Another part of his career was in Hungarian first division where his stats lead to 57 matches with 6 goals and 5 assists to his name. He was also part of UAE Pro League side Al-Ittihad but failed to appear a match for them. He is a player with good dribbling capacities along with good speed and aggression mentality in his game which makes him unique on his own.
- ✒️ ~RONIN~