Mumbai City FC are undoubtedly one of the biggest names in the Indian Super League (ISL). The Islanders won the coveted ISL title in 2021-21 and had also won the League Shield that season. They were the first club to win both the titles in a single season. Led by coach Des Buckingham, the Mumbai City FC have been very vibrant in the transfer market and have gotten the services of a few quality players.
Mumbai had a decent outing last season and they finished in the 5th position with 9 wins and 7 losses. In this article, we dive deep into the top 3 signings of Mumbai City FC so far:
3. Bhaskar Roy
Goalkeepers are said to be the most important custodians of a football team and ISL teams usually sign a very reliable and efficient Indian goalkeeper. The Islanders have therefore signed up experienced keeper Bhaskar Roy and the contract is till 2024. Roy had won the Golden Glove award in I-League in the 2020-21 season for Rajasthan United FC.
2. Lallianzuala Chhangte
After a loan stint with the club, Lallianzuala Chhangte has finally signed a permanent contract with the Mumbai City FC. Last season, Chhangte featured in 7 games for the Islanders and has quick pace and ability to dribble the ball well earned him a permanent spot in the team. The footballer from Lunglei has previously also played for NortEast United, Chennaiyin FC and Delhi Dynamos.
1. Greg Stewart
Signing Scottish forward Greg Stewart has been a massive move by Mumbai. The 32-year-old netted 11 goals for Jamshedpur FC last season and helped them win the League Shield. Greg Stewart’s acquisition will be a major boost to the title chances of Mumbai City this year. Des Buckingham will pin his hopes on the Scottish forward.