Indian Super League outfit Kerala Blasters have released six of their foreigners. After struggling for four years straight Blasters are now rooting for a fresh start.
Every ISL fan is familiar knows what Kerala Blasters brought to the table, when the ISL kicked off. But, now it is tarnishing slowly-slowly. Now looking at their decisions, it looks like that the board is upto something. Something which might change the drastic situation in which the Blasters are.
Blasters have taken a huge step by releasing six of their foreign players. They have release Kone, Costa, Jordan, Gary, Gomez, and Pereyra.
The new signing and the releases
Talking about releases, it was shocking to see so many of them leaving the. It would be definitely hard for the fans as well as the players to move on. After so many years of togetherness.
First on the list is Vincente Gomez, joining the club on an one year contract Vincente have played almost every game for Kerala and has been a regular starter with 2 goals and 1 assist in 19 matches. Bakary Kone the 33-year-old defender who arrived at Kerala last season is also leaving the club. Bakary has appeared in 14 matches for the Blasters.
Costa Nhamoinesu defending partner of Bakary has also left the club. He was also here on an one year contract, which has ended now. Costa have made 16 appearances for the team and has scored 2 goals also. But the most surprising one was Jordan Murray going out of the club. Having scored seven goals in 19 matches, still getting released was a something really shocking.
Gary hooper who netted 5 goals in 18 matches also got released by the club. Gary was also on an one year contract, and like others his contract was also not extended by the club. Vincent Gomez who also scored two goals for the Blasters have been released, Along with Facundo pereyra who has played 10 matches for Kerala and has provided 3 assists.
Blasters made this announcement through their twitter account.
The major signing from Goa
Kerala Blasters have signed Anil Gaonkar, who plays for Vasco SC in the Goa Premiere League. The youngster said it was a dream come true for him, as he always wanted to play in the Top Division League of India. “I was very happy and surprised when my coach Micky Fernandes informed me that Kerala Blasters FC wants to sign me”.
This season might end the curse, which the Blasters are having. Things might get even uglier after so many release because synchronization and bonding also takes time. Whatever it is, this is a win win situation for the Indian fans. As they will get to see new talents and new tactics on the field.
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