East Bengal to release injured defender Jordan Elsey before ISL. The Australia joined the Kolkata side from A-League club Perth Glory in the summer transfer window and quickly adapted to his new surroundings. Helping EB reach the final of the Durand Cup 2023.
East Bengal FC defender Jordan Elsey to be out for few months after knee injury . Indian Super League (ISL) side East Bengal FC. On Monday announced that defender Jordan Elsey is set to miss a few months. So After sustaining a knee injury in the Durand Cup 2023 final . Elsey, who joined and played for the club in the summer transfer window. It was a key player for finalists East Bengal FC in the recently-concluded Durand Cup 2023. The Australian made his full debut for East Bengal FC against Mohun Bagan Super Giant and put up a solid performance as his side registered their first Kolkata Derby victory in four years. He featured in five games for the Red & Golds during the tournament and also netted his first goal for the club.
Sideline for Elsey
With the hurt of losing the Durand Cup final. Kolkata giants East Bengal FC are eyeing a move to secure and services of Jordan Elsey ahead for 2023-24 season. The club confirms that Jordan Elsey has unfortunately suffered a knee injury in yesterday’s Durand Cup final that will keep him out of action for the next few months. We will continue to support Jordan through this difficult phase and wish him a speedy recovery.
Elsey’s journey to East Bengal
Jordan Elsey joined the East Bengal club, fondly known as the Red and Gold brigade, during the summer transfer window. He made an impressive debut against the Mariners in the group stage of the Durand Cup, which East Bengal won. During his time in the tournament, Elsey featured in five games and even scored a goal, showing signs of being an essential asset for the team.Before joining East Bengal, Elsey had a rich history in Australian football, playing for clubs like Para Hills Knights, Adelaide United, Newcastle Jets, and Perth Glory. His stint with East Bengal marks his maiden outing in Indian football, which had started off on a promising note before the unfortunate injury.