Kochi: There are indications that, ATK Mohun Bagan FC, Odisha FC and three other clubs are keeping an eye on Kerala Blasters midfielder Sahal Abdul Samad. Odisha FC coach Sergio Lobera is trying to include Sahal in the team.
Any club that buys Sahal should pay Rs 12 crore as he had signed a contract with Blasters till 2025. This change will happen only if a club is ready to spend this amount and Sahal agrees to this.
The team will release Ivan Kalyuzhnyi who was the midfielder of Kerala Blasters, He joined the team last season on loan and played four matches in the ISL and scored seven goals. He left the team’s cap even before the Super Cup and the sources say that he won’t be playing further for the team. It is reported that, Ivan is leaving the club due to some argument with the coaching team.
It is said to be that former Blasters player Alvaro Vazquez is not in good terms with his present team FC Goa . If the club is ready to leave Alvaro, then Blasters will try to get in touch with him as the club needs a third striker.