Indian football: Four foutballers in trouble, battle begins between East Bengal and Ranjit Bajaj

The off the field battle begins between Ranjit Bajaj and Kingfisher East Bengal . | Image: XtraTime

The off the field battle begins between Ranjit Bajaj and Kingfisher East Bengal . | Image: XtraTime

Defending champion I-League club Minerva Punjab FC owner, Ranjit Bajaj, fumed in anger against Kingfisher East Bengal, as he claimed that the Kolkata gaints have no right to announce that they have signed Deepak Devrani, Sukhdev Singh, Gagandeep Bali and Kassim Aidara.

In an interaction with , Ranjit Bajaj said, “The trio of Sukhdev, Devrani and Bali have contracts till 2019 and neither the players, nor the .” He added, “If Kassim Aidara has to play for East Bengal, they have to give us the necessary transfer fee. We have a legal contract with Kassim and Chencho, where it is written that, unless the interested club offers the transfer fee to us, they won’t be able to sign for any team and we are taking this matter very seriously.”

Though, Ranjit confessed, “Only the goalkeeper Rakshit Dagar wanted a clearance and we approved that without a fuss.”

In reply to Ranjit Bajaj’s claim, East Bengal official Debabrata Sarkar said, “Well, we have signed the contracts with the players. It’s their responsibility to get the clearance from their club. If they can get that, they will play, else they won’t. It’s as simple as that.”

It is to see how the thing move from here on.


Breaking News:
  • If Kohli & Rohit are set, it’s tough to get them out: Ravindra Jadeja     ISL 2018/19: Manuel Lanzarote’s equalizer help ATK to play out a draw against Jamshedpur FC     1st ODI: Centuries from Kohli, Rohit help India to register a thumping win against Windies     The series against West Indies will a big series for Dhoni, says Sourav Ganguly     ISL 2018/19: Bengaluru FC eyeing for an away win against FC Pune City     La Liga 2017/18: Concern for Barcelona as Messi suffers an arm injury ahead of Clasico     ISL 2018/19: Kaludjerovic’s late equalizer helps Delhi to play out a draw against Kerala     2nd Test: Umesh Yadav’s brilliant show help India to thrash West Indies 2-0 in the series     Vijay Hazare Trophy: Birthday boy Gautam Gambhir’s brilliant century helps Delhi to reach the semis     UEFA Nations League: More misery for Germany as they lost to Netherlands 3-0