I-League side Chennai City FC didn’t have the best of season, but their captain Michael Soosairaj was one of the few standout performers and he has now signed with Indian Super League franchise Jamshedpur FC for the 2018/19 season.
Jamshedpur FC will pay INR 2,5 million (25 lakhs) as transfer fee for the services of midfielder Michael Soosairaj, who they will hope will continue to improve and be a contender to play for the Steelmen first eleven.
23-year old Soosairaj was a much sought after player with other Indian Super League franchises and the bigges of the I-League hoping to get to sign him.
Soosairaj said, “I am extremely grateful to my team and Rohit Sir for supporting me through this journey. This club has given me the recognition and support I needed. Feels good to be identified by ISL teams and especially Jamshedpur FC. I hope to learn a lot and move forward in my career.”
Rohit Ramesh, president of Chennai City FC said, “I am very happy for Soosairaj. I wish him the very best on joining Jamshedpur FC. Hopefully he will learn more under Ahmed Ishfaq and Steve Coppell.”