ISL 2021: Mumbai City FC sign youngster Gurkirat Singh on three-year deal

ISL 2021: Mumbai City FC on Saturday announced the signing of Gurkirat Singh who joins the Islanders from Indian Arrows
ISL 2021: Mumbai City FC on Saturday announced the signing of Gurkirat Singh who joins the Islanders from Indian Arrows

ISL 2021: Mumbai City FC sign youngster Gurkirat Singh on three-year deal: Mumbai City FC on Saturday announced the signing of Gurkirat Singh who joins the Islanders from Indian Arrows.

The 18-year-old joins the defending ISL League Shield Winners and Champions on a three-year contract until May 2024 with an option to extend for another season. A product of the famed Chandigarh Football Academy, Gurkirat is a highly versatile footballer, who can play as a left-back as well as a left-winger.

Before joining the Islanders, the Punjab-born player has spent three seasons with the Indian Arrows in the I-League. Having made 11 appearances and scored one goal in the 2020-21 season, Gurkirat was one of the most consistent players for the AIFF’s developmental side.

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ISL 2021: Mumbai City FC sign youngster Gurkirat Singh on three-year deal

“Joining a club of Mumbai City’s stature is a dream come true for any youngster and it is no different for me,” said Gurkirat Singh in a statement.

“I am aware of the opportunity that has been presented to me but I know nothing is a given — I have a lot to learn from my peers and seniors and I am prepared to work hard to try and make a difference for this ambitious Club and for our fans,” he added.

Mumbai City FC said Gurkirat has been touted as one of the most promising talents to have emerged from the Indian national team’s age-group footballers.

ISL 2021: Mumbai City FC sign youngster Gurkirat Singh on three-year deal

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