Liston Colaco’s relocation from Hyderabad to ATK Mohun Bagan has smashed the transfer fee mark in Indian football. With more teams willing to invest money to acquire their ideal transfer goals, let’s look at the biggest signings in Indian football to date based solely on transfer fees. Read more about Indian football Transfer News below.
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Indian football Transfer News – 5 Biggest Player Transfer
#1 Liston Colaco
ATK Mohun Bagan of the Indian Super League (ISL) is expected to sign Hyderabad forward Liston Colaco for a historic transfer fee for a domestic player in Indian football, Goal may confirm.
The Mariners, who finished second in the 2020-21 ISL season behind champions and league winners Mumbai City, have made a significant summer move ahead of next season. Colaco, 22, is due to join them as one of Indian football’s hottest prospects. In doing so, they would set a new Indian football record for the highest transfer fee paid for an Indian player over INR 1 crore to Hyderabad.
Transfer Fee: over INR 1 Cr
From: Hyderabad FC
To: ATK Mohun Bagan
Date: April 2021.
Michael Soosairaj is an Indian professional footballer who currently plays for ATK Mohun Bagan and the Indian National Team. Before the start of the 2019-20 season, Indian Super League club ATK activated Michael Soosairaj’s release clause of 90 lakh (€120,000).
This season, Soosairaj scored against Mumbai City FC, assisting ATK in a 2-0 victory.
Transfer Fee: INR 90 lakh
From: Jamshedpur FC
Date: April 2019.
#3 Manvir Singh
Manvir Singh plays as a forward for ATK Mohun Bagan and the India national team. Singh made his India international debut against Mauritius. He replaced Jeje Lalpekhlua in the 87th minute as India won 2–1. In the 2018 SAFF Championship, he scored his first international goal against the Maldives, and his next two goals came in the same championship, in the Semifinal against arch-rival Pakistan.
After a long break, he returned to India and scored a goal in a friendly against Oman on March 25, which ended 1-1.
Transfer Fee: INR 80 lakh
From: FC Goa
To: ATK Mohun Bagan
Date: August 2020.
#4 Ashique Kuruniyan
Ashique Kuruniyan is a Bengaluru FC and Indian national team left winger/wing-back. Kuruniyan has played for India’s under-20 team. He was selected to play for the Indian national senior team in the Intercontinental Cup, which will be held in June 2018.
Formalized paraphrase Kuruniyan made his international debut on June 1, 2018, when he was substituted in the second half against Chinese Taipei. He also played India in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 in the United Arab Emirates.
Transfer Fee: INR 75 lakh
From: FC Pune City
To: Bengaluru FC
Date: August 2019.
#5 Dheeraj Singh
Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem, a goalkeeper for Goa in the Indian Super League, rose to prominence after his success at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, which was held in India. Dheeraj has agreed to a three-year contract with Goa that will begin in January 2021. On November 29, he made his Goa debut against SC East Bengal.
Transfer Fee: INR 70 lakh
To: FC Goa
Date: January 2021.