The ISL player draft is conducted every year before the start of the official league. The ISL will introduce new players and new drafts for the teams to make the club stronger with the player’s combinations. The draft process is planned and organized in the Mumbai city. The draft will last long for 15 rounds where 10 teams can participate and pick their players to depend on their budget constraints. The total of 18 crores is set for each team to sing the new entries. From the total of 18 crores, 12.5 will be allotted for foreign players. Remaining can be used to sign the domestic players. The teams also allowed picking a squad of 25 players with the maximum of 18 domestic players along with the foreigners.
ISL Player Draft Details 2018
The total of 15 rounds of the player draft has completed now. The teams also made the changes and picked new entries for their club. Now the teams are ready with their 2018 ISL picks list. The two teams namely Bangalore FC and Jamshedpur FC going to make their appearance for the first time the 4th edition of ISL league. The Jamshedpur FC made the costliest drafts of the year with 1.1 crores for Anas Edathodika. The next place is going to the Eugeneson Lyngdoh who is moving from Kerala blaster to ATL club for the same amount.
Jamshedpur FC signed with Anas Edathodika with 1.1 crore which is so costlier in the ISL league. They also pick the goalkeeper Subrata Paul for 87 lakhs. Then the midfielder’s Mehtab Hossain, Souvik Chakrabarti, Bikash Jairu for around 50 lakhs.
The club signed with the combination of both foreign and domestic players. The defender named Pritam Kotal signed up for 75 lakhs for this season.
Kerala blasters failed to retain their important players for this season. But they also ensure to pick few strong players to remain their hopes alive. They pick Rino Anto defender for 63 lakhs.
North East United FC
Halicharan Narzary, Lalrindika Ralte are the two top picks for the club with 45 lakhs and 50 lakhs. They also retain few key players for this season.
Narayan Das and Pronay Halder are the two top picks with 58 lakhs each. These two will fill the spots of defense and mid position for the club.
The midfielder Lenny Rodrigues signed up with the Bengaluru FC for 60 lakhs. The club is going to make their first appearance in this season. So we need to wait for their performance in the ISL league.
Atletico de Kolkata
The club signed the most valuable player in the league for 1.1 crores from the previous club Kerala Blasters. They also added the forward player Robin is going to play for their club in the ISL 2018.
The Chennaiyin FC club signed two midfielders for 53 and 57 lakhs along with a defender as a top pick. The club also made some reasonable changed to make the squad fulfill in all the areas.
The domestic goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharya signed the Mumbai FC for 64 lakhs. They also pick Balwant Singh for the forward position with 65 lakhs.
Pune City FC
The club has drafted few important players to play for their club in this season. The top pick for the year goes to the defender Lalchhuanmawia Fanai with 45 lakhs.
The complete details of the player draft are available with the online page. You can access the details for all the 10 teams with their draft and other particulars.