Indian Football

Manisha Kalyan is attracting interest from clubs in Spain, Australia and the United States

Arjun Singh Devgan
Kalyan is one of the best Indian women's footballer at present
Kalyan is one of the best Indian women's footballer at present / Thananuwat Srirasant/GettyImages
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Manisha Kalyan has emerged as arguably the best women's footballer to come from India in the recent past, with the youngster putting on impressive performances, which includes her netting an historic goal against Brazil.

Kalyan became the first Indian to score against a senior Brazilian national side and her performances has got several clubs outside the country expressing an interest in signing the winger.

"There is a lot of interest from clubs in Australia, Spain, United States and other parts of Europe. I have no doubt Manisha will play abroad sooner or later. Clubs are tracking her and it's only a matter of time before she makes the move," Anuj Kichlu who is a representative of the Madrid-based BOY player agency said.

The 19-year-old for her part has admitted that she is aware of the interest from foreign clubs and that she will pursue her ambitions of playing abroad after the conclusion of the IWL.

"I am obviously thrilled with the interest. It's a big opportunity for me. It's been my dream to play for a big club, train with high-quality players and then share this experience back home with Indian players," Kalyan said when asked about her ambitions.

It will be interesting to see which club the youngster ends up playing for considering that she is at the level where she can choose who she wants to play for.

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