ISL: Nerijus Valskis reunites with Coyle at Jamshedpur FC

With 15 goals and six assists, Valskis fired Chennaiyin FC to last season's final, where it ultimately fell short to ATK.

Nerijus Valskis' 15 goals in 20 games helped Chennaiyin FC to the final against ATK.   -

Nerijus Valskis, the top scorer of previous season’s Indian Super League, will be turning out for Jamshedpur FC in the seventh edition of the tournament scheduled to be held in Goa later this year.

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The Lithuanian striker, who scored 15 goals for finalist Chennaiyin FC to receive the golden boot in the sixth edition of ISL, has signed a two-year contract. He will be reuniting with head coach Owen Coyle who has also moved to Jamshedpur to helm the Red Miners this season.

The 33-year-old striker, who arrived in ISL from the Israeli Premier League club Hapoel Tel Aviv, has a long professional career and said he will be using his experience to help Jamshedpur FC gift its fans the first silverware. “It is unfinished business for me, and I hope to work hard towards contributing and making Jamshedpur FC Champion of India! This club has huge ambition, and I can’t wait to kickstart an exciting future,” Valskis said in a statement released by his new club.

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