Revealed: How Stabaek approached Gurpreet Singh Sandhu for shock return

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Gurpreet Singh Sandhu is one of the most successful Indian footballers of all time. He has played for Stabaek in Norway, Bengaluru FC in the Indian Super League, and the Indian national team. Revealed: How Stabaek approached Gurpreet, offering him a lucrative contract and the promise of being the club’s number-one goalkeeper.

In January 2023, Stabaek made a shock offer to Sandhu to return to the club. Sandhu had been playing for Bengaluru FC since 2017, and he was a key member of the team that won the ISL title in 2018-19. Also, Explore Revealed: How Stabaek approached Gurpreet

Revealed How Stabaek approached

Stabaek’s approach to Sandhu was very direct. They extended a lucrative contract offer to him and made him the promise that he would be the club’s number one goalkeeper.

“We wanted to bring Gurpreet back to Stabaek because he is a world-class goalkeeper,” said Stabaek’s sporting director, Torgeir Bjarmann. “He is a leader on and off the pitch, and he would be a huge asset to our team.”

Sandhu’s decision

Gratefully, Sandhu considered Stabaek’s offer carefully, but he ultimately decided to stay with Bengaluru FC. Also, He stated his happiness with the club and his commitment to helping them win more trophies.

“I am grateful for Stabaek approached Gurpreet,” Sandhu said. “But I am also happy with Bengaluru FC. I have been with the club for five years, and I have made some great memories here. He also mentions I want to help the club win more trophies, and I believe that I can do that here.”


Besides, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu’s decision to stay with Bengaluru FC was a surprise to many people. He clearly expresses his happiness with the club and actively commits to helping them win more trophies.

Also, Sandhu is a world-class goalkeeper, and he is one of the most important players in the Indian national team. He will be a valuable asset to Bengaluru FC for many years to come.

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