Vignesh Dakshinamurthy pens a contract extension with Indian Super League side Mumbai City FC. The deal is for 4 years which will keep Vignesh till 2025 at Mumbai City.
The 23-year-old have had an exceptional year in terms of performance and career. The defender played a key in Mumbai City’s defense. This young talent has been turned from a winger to a defender under Sergio Lobera’s supervision. Vignesh si one of the key figures and reasons why Mumbai won 2 titles this year.
Vignesh has appeared 22 times for Mumbai this season. He has also managed to find the net once in the previous season of ISL 20-21. He scored his first-ever ISL goal against Hyderabad FC in a 2-0 win for the Islanders on the 20th of December. Vignesh will look forward to continuing his fine run with the Islanders, winning trophies, and playing in the 2021-2022 AFC Champions League.
Vignesh Dakshinamurthy happy to be there for Mumbai City FC
During the signing of the new contract, Vignesh has said that he is proud of Mumbai City’s historic season. And is grateful to the management for providing him the opportunity. “It’s a great moment for me and my family. I’ve been at Mumbai City FC for three years now and it’s a special feeling. Committing my next few years to a club that has shown faith and supported me throughout. I take a lot of pride in the fact that I could be a part of a historic season, winning our first trophies for Mumbai City FC. The vision of the club, the head coach Sergio Lobera and the determination of our group. Despite the tough circumstances we’re currently living in, is the reason why we won and why we are a big family,” said Vignesh.
Sergio Lobera is all praise for the young defender and is glad that Vignesh has decided to stay at Mumbai City FC. Lobera said that Vignesh is an excellent performer and is always ready to improve more and more every day. Vignesh has shown tremendous character throughout the season. Lobera also addressed that Vgnesh has a bright future ahead of him at Mumbai City FC.
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