Indian football transfer news: Mumbai City FC complete signing of 18-year-old talent Ishaan Shishodia

Ishaan Shishodia, the former India U-19 Captain will wear the No.71 jersey for Mumbai City FC and has a contract till the end of the 2026-27 season.

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Indian football transfer news: Mumbai City FC complete signing of 18-year-old talent Ishaan Shishodia

In the latest Indian Football Transfer News, Mumbai City FC has officially announced the signing of Ishaan Shishodia. Abhinav Ashish Aind

In the latest Indian Football Transfer News, Mumbai City FC has officially announced the signing of Ishaan Shishodia, a young and talented midfielder. The 18-year-old has joined the Islanders on a three-and-a-half-year contract that will keep him with the team until the end of the 2026-27 season.

Originally from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, Ishaan began his football journey by representing the Delhi Dynamos' u15s side before moving on to the Odisha FC u18s. He also played for India's age group sides and was named the captain of the Indian under-19 team.

Ishaan captained the Indian under-19s during the 2023 SAFF U19 Championship in Nepal and led his team to victory against Pakistan in the final, where he also contributed two assists in three games.

The signing of Ishaan reflects Mumbai City FC's commitment to working with and developing young talent. The midfielder will join the team's camp in Bhubaneswar during the ongoing Kalinga Super Cup and will be wearing the number 71 shirt.

In a statement, Ishaan expressed his excitement about joining Mumbai City FC. He said, "Mumbai City is one of, if not the biggest club in India, and I'm really excited to join them. The environment at Mumbai City is highly spoken of, especially for young players like myself. Being around and learning from the best players in the league will help me learn and get better and I want to make the most of this opportunity and show what I can do. I can't wait to start this new journey and help my new family achieve great things."

Petr Kratky, Head Coach of Mumbai City FC, also expressed his excitement about the new signing. He said, "Ishaan is a talented, young footballer and has showcased the same in recent years, especially with India's junior national teams. Ishaan's qualities and potential suit the style of football we want to play and we believe he can be a great fit in our considerably young squad. We welcome Ishaan to the club and I look forward to working with him."

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