The 2021-22 season of the Indian Super League hasn’t started yet and we already witnessed top transfers. The ISL 2021 is scheduled to start on November 19, 2021. However, the transfer window is open and players are joining and switching teams.
Let us look at the top 5 transfers that underwent for the upcoming season so far. We will also take you through the contract details, transfer fee (if involved), and player profile of the mentioned players.
Top 5 transfers for the upcoming ISL 2021 season so far:
5. Amrinder Singh (ATK Mohun Bagan FC)
The 28-year old Indian goalkeeper joins ATK Mohun Bagan FC from Mumbai City FC on a free transfer. Amrinder Singh was one of the best goalkeepers for Mumbai city FC. He kept the highest number of clean sheets(28) for his team. Mumbai City FC has the cleanest sheets in the history of the ISL and Amrinder has played a pivotal role behind it. ATK Mohun Bagan has signed him on a free transfer deal for 5 years, his contract runs till May 31, 2026. Amrinder’s current market value stands at ₹22.91m.
Also Read: ISL stats: Most clean sheets by ISL clubs
4. Alan Costa (Bengaluru FC)
The 30-year-old Brazilian centre-back will join Bengaluru FC in the coming season. Bengaluru FC signed Alan Costa on loan from Avaí Futebol Clube (SC). The Brazilian has a market value of ₹43.74m and Bengaluru FC has offered him a contract that lasts up to May 31 2023.
3. Joni Kauko (ATK Mohun Bagan FC)
ATK Mohun Bagan FC broke the internet when they announced the signing of Joni Kauko of Finland. Fans were excited about the transfer as Joni Kauko was still in action for Finland in the UEFA Euro 2020. Consequently, this signing will be a boost for Indian football. The 31-year-old central midfielder joins ATK Mohun Bagan on a free transfer from Esbjerg fB for 2 years. His contract runs until May 31, 2023. Joni Kauko is currently valued at ₹33.33m by the Transfermarkt.
2. Liston Colaco (ATK Mohun Bagan FC)
ATK Mohun Bagan signs Liston Colaco on a record transfer fee of ₹9.41m from Hyderabad FC. The 22-year-old centre-forward will join the runners-up for the upcoming season. His contract runs until May 31, 2023. The young sensational talent from Goa has scored 4 goals and 3 assists in 31 appearances in the ISL. He will look to make the ISL 2021-22 season count.
1. Hugo Boumous (ATK Mohun Bagan FC)
One of the costliest signings of the summer so far has been made by the ISL 2020 runners-up ATK Mohun Bagan. They have signed the 25-year-old attacking midfielder from Mumbai City FC for a whopping transfer fee of ₹18.83m. Hugo Boumous has signed a 5-year deal with the club and his contract expires on May 31, 2026. However, ATK might have got this player as a steal because he is currently valued at ₹47.91m in the transfer market.