ISL: Mumbai City FC retains Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri, with 51 international goals to his name, is India’s highest goal scorer and was Bengaluru FC’s top scorer in the 2015-16 season of the I-League.

Sunil Chhetri, who plays for Bengaluru FC in the I-League, will return to Mumbai City FC for the second time, resuming the role of star striker for the squad.   -  K. Murali Kumar

Mumbai City FC has retained Indian captain and striker Sunil Chhetri for the third season of the Indian Super League. The 32-year-old will return to the club for the second time, resuming the role of star striker for the squad.

With 51 international goals to his name, Sunil Chhetri is India’s highest goal scorer and was Bengaluru FC’s top scorer in the 2015-16 season of the I-League.

Beginning his professional football career with Mohun Bagan, Chhetri went on to become the first Indian footballer to play in the Major League Soccer, signing up with the Kansas City Wizards. He later represented Sporting Clube de Portugal B team. Chhetri has also represented some of the biggest teams in Indian football and has been a part of Dempo SC, East Bengal, Mohun Bagan & Bengaluru FC.

Chhetri shone during ISL 2015 and was the highest-scoring Indian in the league.