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Here Are All The Foreign Signings Done By The Indian Super League Clubs

Rohit Ganguly  |  Transfer Window  |  2 Months Ago

Time is near as two of India’s most resonating football leagues are about to brush each other in two enthralling contests to follow. Indian Super League is all set to kick-off from 29th September 2018 and will span until March next year.

 

Meanwhile, a formal declaration of the current foreigners' lot roped in by the ISL giants was made. We will quickly take a glance at the catalog of the overseas stars gracing Indian football with their presence.

 

ATK

 

Manuel Lanzarote

A decent winger who was quite a storm in the flanks of FC Goa in the preceding season will play for the side from Kolkata.

 

Kalu Uche

Quite a dominant force in the ranks of Delhi for the last year will join ATK to bolster their firepower.

 

John Johnson

A six feet towering monster in the defence will play his first season in India away from Bengaluru.

 

Noussair El Maimouni

Quite a youngster is known for his creativity in the midfield.

 

Gerson Vieira

An experienced campaigner for Mumbai for a couple of seasons will do the patrolling for the ATK midfield.

 

Andre Bikey

Despite not being a successful player in India, Bikey will probably reminiscence the ATK audience of Offense Nato.

 

Everton Santos

One of the most fearsome strikers to play in India will fire for ATK this time.

 

 

Bengaluru FC

 

Juanan

Being a constant vigilante in Bengaluru colours since 2016, he will continue doing the patrolling for BFC defence.

 

Eric Paartalu

The Australian defensive medio comes onto the pitch with an endless oxygen cylinder on his back.

 

Miku

A destructive striker hailing from Venezuela in the word’s truest sense.

 

Dimas Delgado

Despite not being an eminent name in the Indian roster, Delgado is one of the most tactically creative giants on the pitch.

 

Xisco Hernandes

Coming for the first time in India, Xisco is a winger known for his clinically precise crosses.

 

Chencho Gyltshen

The crux of Minerva’s I-League triumph for the past year will be BFC’s marksman for this year.

 

Albert Serrain

Another towering defender who has had stints with Espanyol.

 



Chennaiyin FC

 

Gregory Nelson

Nelson was one of the most instrumental players for Chennaiyin’s success in the previous season.

 

Mailson Alves

Mailson is one of the hardest defenders to play in India and is known for his no-nonsense defending.

 

Raphael Augusto

This man will either take the ball away or will hack your leg to pieces.

Inigo Calderon: Being a side back needs more speed than muscle, however, this bloke dovetails both in perfect proportion.

 

Andrea Orlandi

Hailing from Spain this youngster breathes fire on the wings with his speed.

 

Eli Sabia

The Brazilian center-back whose previous stint with Chennai was quite a fruitful one, is returning to his previous team again.

 

Carlos Salom

An Argentine striker known for his predatory instincts will do the patrolling for the legion of demons. 

 

 

Delhi Dynamos

 

Marcos Tebar

He was highly industrious and orchestrated several attacks for Pune which made them a vicious outfit.

 

Rene Mihelic

Better with defensive duties than with attacks, Mihelic can be a dark horse on any given day.

 

Francisco Dorronsoro

One of the most eminent Spanish shot-stoppers will stop the Indian bullets for this season.

 

Andrija Kaluderovic

Hailing from Serbia, he will put on the line his war-torn battle to fire against the Indian defence.

 

Marti Crespi

A Spanish center-back who had his roots in clubs like Mallorca, Granada and has been an eminent force in Racing Santander will be a wall for the capital.

 

Adria Carmona

A Spanish winger whose career took flight at Barcelona will now fly as a dynamo.

 

Gianni Zuiverloon

The devastating Dutch who has previously plied his trade for West Brom will now join forces with Tebar and Mihelic.

 

 

FC Goa

 

Ferran Corominas(Coro)

Goa started dreaming again and they dreamt through his eyes. He is the most lethal foreign striker in India at the moment.

 

Hugo Boumous

Though he arrived late for the last season, he still dished out gilt-edged performances for the Goan side.

 

Mourtada Fall

Hailing from Senegal, this 6ft 11inches giant will be taking the opposition head-on.

 

Edu Bedia

This Spanish midfielder creates as he speaks. Abra Kadabra!!!

 

Ahmed Jahouh

Coming all the way from Morocco, he is a consistent midfielder and casts a screen of invincibility over the defence.

 

Carlos Pena

Another boatload of muscle will join forces with the Goan outfit to bolster their defence.

 

Miguel Palanca

Another Spanish winger boasting of speed and some fancy footwork to sway the opposition right and left.

 

 

Jamshedpur FC

 

Tiri

Hailing from the lands of Spanish Armada, this defender has been phenomenal right since he started his journey in India.

 

Wellington Priori

Coming all the way from Brazil, Wellington has been an absolute sensation on the pitch and is a colossus in the rearguard.

 

Pablo Morgado

For the first time, will this Spanish striker’s ability be put to the test as he returns from a brief hiatus due to an injury.

 

Sergio Cidoncha

Another veteran campaigner hailing all the way from Spain will be adding to the firepower of Jamshedpur who were completely reliable on their defence last time.

 

Carlos Calvo

Another Spanish stalwart will take up the stead of Sameegh Doutie to blaze guns from all angles.

 

Memo Moura

Coming from Brazil, Memo is a no-nonsense defender. You either lose the ball or you lose your feet.

 

Mario Arques

Known for his creativity in the midfield, this Spanish midfielder will bolster the Jamshedpur playmaking forces.

 



Kerala Blasters

 

Cyril Kali

Despite a debutant in India, Kali has some substantial experience backing him up. The French style will help him to fly in the Indian defence.

 

Courage Pekuson

A defensive midfielder to be precise, hailing from Ghana, he can be an industrious prospect.

 

Kiziti Keziron

Not much heard about in the Indian circuit, but quite some paragon in the colours of Uganda.

 

Nemanja Lakic-Pesic

Hailing from Serbia, this 27-year-old center-back will be quite an asset to the Kerala side adjacent to Sandesh Jhingan.

 

Slavisa Stojanovic

Another unheard moniker in Indian football, but is known for his experience as he has almost played for every Serbian club.

 

Matej Poplatnik

Coming from a raked Slovenia, this forward again brings a lot of experience and variety with his movements and shots.

 

Nikola Krcmarevic

Hailing from Serbia, he can be a major moniker in the defensive midfield

 

 

Mumbai City

 

Matias Mirabje

Uruguayan attacker, known for his experience, marksmanship and finishing ability.

 

Lucian Goian

He needs no separate introduction as this Romanian has delivered Mumbai out of quagmires day in day out.

 

Marco Klisura

This is the first time that this Serbian giant will ply his trade for an Indian outfit.

 

Rafael Bastos

Hailing from the land of Samba, he will be an intriguing signing as he hasn’t been much of a spectacle.

 

Paulo Machado

Erstwhile Porto, Olympiacos and Dinamo Zagreb midfielder will rub shoulders in India for the first time.

 

Modou Sougou

With his roots in Senegal, he will bring in enriching experience from his previous stints with Sheffield Wednesday, Marseille and Academica.

 

Arnold Issoko

A strongly built right-back will add to the strengths of an experienced rearguard of Mumbai.

 

 

North East United

 

Juan Cruz Mascia

Hailing from Uruguay, he is the sole signing for the Highlanders so far.

 

Bartholomew Ogbeche

An effective striker who is going through the form of his life in the previous two seasons will continue to carry on with his purple patch.

 

Jose David Leudo

Stemming from the lands of Escobars where football is a religion, Jose is a central midfielder.

 

Mislav Komorski

A 6 feet 3 inches towering monster will take over the reins of the Highlanders.

 

Mato Grgic

Not only does this Serbian defender can defend but he is capable of scoring a few goals too.

 

Augustine Okrah

Quite a versatile footballer in the attacking ranks and stems from Ghana. His career kicked-off at Kotoko, the most renowned club in Ghana.

 

Frederico Gallego

Forlan was the sole successful Uruguayan in ISL so far. Will he be the second or will he bow down to the jaws of indifference, only time shall tell.

 

 

Pune City

 

Marcelinho

Hailing from Brazil, he has been a regular messiah for any team that he has played for, may it be Delhi or may it be Pune.

 

Emiliano Alfaro

Introduction shall be an understatement for this Uruguayan sniper as he played for clubs like Liverpool, Lazio and has been the messiah for North-East in all their disappointment.

 

Marko Stankovic

Stemming from Austria, he will be vital to Pune’s attacks as he is a potent creator.

 

Diego Carlos

Brazilian by birth, footballer by profession and a flying F-16 on the wings.

Iain Hume: The man who crafted history for Kerala and ATK for the first three seasons will be donning on the orange jersey this time.

 

Martin Diaz

An Uruguayan professional center-back known for his stint with Liverpool.

 

Matt Mills

Former Doncaster Rovers, Southampton, Manchester City, Reading, Leicester City, Nottingham Forest, and Bolton Wanderers center-back will join forces with the Orange army.

 

Jonathan Vila

A prolific midfielder hailing from Spain in the term’s truest sense.






 

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