East Bengal will kick off the Indian Super League's 2021-22 season on November 19 when they take on Kerala Blasters at the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda.
Here's a detailed look at their full squad ahead of the new campaign:
Goalkeepers: Arindham Bhattacharja, Sankar Roy, Suvam Sen
Defenders: Daniel Gomes, Joyner Lourenco, Raju Gaikwad, Adil Khan, Hira Mondal, Ankit Mukherjee, Goutam Singh, Tomislav Mrcela, Franjo Prce, Sarineo Fernandes, Akashdeep Singh
Midfielders: Jackichand Singh, Sourav Das, Angousana Wahengbam, Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Md Rafique, Lalrinliana Hnamte, Bikash Jairu, Amir Dervisevic, Darren Sidoel, Romeo Fernandes, Songpu Singsit, Loken Metei
Forwards: Balwant Singh, Thongkhosiem Haokip, Naorem Mahesh, Siddhant Shirodkar, Daniel Chima Chukwu, Antonio Perosevic, Subha Ghosh
Head Coach: Manuel Diaz
East Bengal definitely have a great chance of competing for the top half of the ISL table in the 2021-22 season.
Under the guidance of Manuel Diaz, they could be considered as an interesting prospect, more like the dark horses for the upcoming Indian Super League 2021-22 campaign, especially when it comes to facing the top teams in the league.