Kolkata giants East Bengal are reportedly in talks with Manchester United for a possible funding. As per a report printed by TV9 Bangla, East Bengal membership would possibly effectively achieve roping within the Crimson Devils as their investor. It has additionally been learnt that Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly is predicted to play a key function to forge the deal efficiently.
The membership may not have but discovered their investor however they’ve already began getting ready a stable staff for the upcoming season. They’ve already signed gamers like Ivan Gonzalez, Mobashir Rahman and Mohammad Rakip.
Earlier, rumours have been rife that Bangladesh giants Basundhara Group had initiated talks with East Bengal to put money into the Indian membership. However the state of affairs appears to have modified now.
In current instances, the Crimson and Gold brigade have failed to realize something important on the sphere. Off-field issues have actually been not nice for East Bengal. And sadly, their efficiency on the sphere has not been significantly better both.
Within the 2020-21 season, they grew to become part of India’s top-flight soccer league – the Indian Tremendous League (ISL). However their debut season turned out to be a horrible outing. East Bengal managed to complete the ISL season on the ninth spot on the factors desk. Solely two groups – Kerala Blasters and Odisha FC have been behind East Bengal within the ISL standings. Out of 20 matches, East Bengal succeeded in successful simply three video games. They needed to face 9 defeats in that season. East Bengal completed the season with simply 17 factors of their kitty.
Within the subsequent season, issues weren’t a lot completely different for the Kolkata-based membership. East Bengal completed the 2021-22 season with only one victory. A humiliating present produced by the heritage membership compelled them to complete the season on the backside of the desk. They managed to attract eight video games and bagged simply 11 factors.
Forward of the 2020 season, Shree Cement had determined to put money into East Bengal. However the affiliation didn’t final lengthy as Shree Cement determined handy over the sporting rights.
Earlier, East Bengal had roped in Quess Corp as their investor however their affiliation additionally didn’t dwell lengthy as simply after two years, the settlement was ended.