Indian Super League

Chennaiyin FC sign Jiteshwor Singh

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Chennaiyin FC sign NEROCA star Jiteshwor Singh
Chennaiyin FC sign NEROCA star Jiteshwor Singh / Jiteshwor Singh - Instagram

Chennaiyin FC have reportedly completed the signing of NEROCA FC midfielder Jiteshwor Singh ahead of the upcoming 2022-23 Indian Super League season.

Singh, who won the I-League's best emerging player of the season, will be a quality addition to the Marina Machans.

A defensive midfielder by trade, Jiteshwor has featured in three I-League seasons in his career till now.

As quoted by ANI, co-owner Vita Dani has shared her views on the addition of Jiteshwor Singh as she said, "We are excited to see Jiteshwor in Chennaiyin FC colors especially after being awarded the Best Emerging Player of the Season in I-League last year. This is a real positive signing for us and our vision this season."

Speaking about his maiden ISL contract, Jiteshwor said, as reported by ANI, “I am very excited to join Chennaiyin FC. I can’t wait for pre-season and to meet my new teammates. I will work hard to play in the starting eleven."

For the upcoming 2022-23 Indian Super League season, Chennaiyin FC have already roped in Vincy Barretto from Kerala Blasters, Bengal skipper and defender Monotosh Chakladar and Alexander Romario Jesuraj from FC Goa.

It remains to be seen exactly how many stars are due to join them over the course of the summer, but there is no doubt they have made a strong start to their transfer window.