Mumbai City FC, on Saturday, completed the loan signing of Jayesh Rane from
Bengaluru FC. The 30-year-old moreover joins the Islanders on a season-long
The two-time Hero ISL champion joined the Blues in 2021 ahead of their AFC
Cup qualifying playoff and has made 30 appearances for the club across all
competitions. Rane bagged three goals during his time with Bengaluru FC.
Jayesh has straightaway flown to Thailand to join the Islanders on the
pre-season tour. Rane moreover will definitely bolster the midfield of Mumbai
City FC, which already has Apuia and Vinit Rai, among other Indian midfielders,
in their ranks.
Jayesh Rane said:
“As a Mumbaikar, there is no bigger honour than the opportunity to play for Mumbai City. On the pitch, Mumbai City’s ambitions are second to none and that can be seen from the recent success the club has enjoyed. But off the pitch, I understand what this club means to the fans and to the city. It’s a moment of pride for me to be able to represent my home and my people. I want to thank Bengaluru FC for their support, and I’m fully committed to giving my best every day in my time here at Mumbai City.”
Des Buckingham said:
“We are delighted to have Jayesh with us. He is a very experienced player with a track record of success and a deep understanding of what Mumbai City stands for and the region we represent. We have a lot of games this season and must ensure we have the squad depth to compete on multiple fronts; Jayesh will bring depth, energy and versatility to our midfield. I am further confident that Jayesh will be a great addition to our group and look forward to seeing him contribute to the club and his hometown of Mumbai.”
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