Chennaiyin FC have accomplished the signing of defender Aakash Sangwan and midfielder Sajal Bag on two-year contracts forward of the upcoming Indian Tremendous League (ISL) season.
Sangwan, 26, is the fourth defender to be signed by Chennaiyin FC this summer time, whereas promising West Bengal teenager Bag has turn out to be the seventh midfielder to hitch the membership.
Each gamers will play within the Indian Tremendous League for the primary time.
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“We’re delighted to welcome two new members to the Chennaiyin household in Aakash Sangwan and Sajal Bag,” Chennaiyin FC co-owner Vita Dani stated in a press launch on Tuesday.
Left-footed Sangwan will be a part of Marina Machans from RoundGlass Punjab, previously often called Minerva Punjab, who gained the I-League title in 2018.
Alternatively, Bag will be a part of the Chennaiyinn ranks after a powerful show of ending as West Bengal’s runner-up on the Santosh Trophy.
“In Aakash we’ve an I-League champion who has confirmed time and time once more that he’s a participant who might be trusted within the again line. We’re additionally conscious of younger Sajals’ document within the Santosh Trophy with Bengal which has simply ended and we consider we are able to present him with the help he must get by way of,” she added.
Sangwan, who hails from Haryana, has a large quantity of expertise with 66 matches in his skilled profession. Since his debut for RoundGlass Punjab in 2016, he has performed 5 I-League seasons for them, scoring one purpose and offering two assists. He additionally had a short stint with Churchill Brothers FC which he performed thrice through the 2019-20 I-League season earlier than returning to RoundGlass Punjab.
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“I’m tremendous excited for my first season with Chennaiyin FC. It’s a membership that I’ve at all times admired and am very completely happy to be part of,” Sangwan stated.
The 19-year-old was a part of the Mohun Bagan youth group the place he was named the Younger Participant of the 12 months for the 2019-20 season. He performed 46 matches in numerous home leagues, scoring six targets.
“I’m very completely happy to hitch Chennaiyin FC. I’m excited in regards to the alternative and motivated to coach more durable. I need to contribute to the achievement of the ISL title,” stated Bag excitedly.