ISL auction: Chhetri has highest base price of Rs 80L
Ten Indian footballers, including leading striker Sunil Chhetri, have been identified who will feature in the auction.
The ten footballers in the auction list missed out on the inaugural season of the ISL last year owing to their individual contracts with their respective I-League clubs.
Six of the ten players are free agents while four others have been loaned from two I-league clubs - <g data-gr-id="30">Jackichand</g> Singh and Seityasen Singh from Royal Wahingdoh FC and Rino Anto and <g data-gr-id="31">Eugeneson</g> Lyngdoh from Bengaluru FC.
Among the 10 players, Chhetri commands the highest base price in the auction at Rs.80 lakh, followed by goalkeeper Karanjeet Singh at Rs.60 lakh.
Robin Singh, Arata Izumi and Anas Edathodika’s base price has been pegged at Rs.40 lakh. Thoi Singh’s base price is Rs.39 lakh while <g data-gr-id="24">Eugeneson</g> Lyngdoh is Rs.27.50 lakh.
The Royal Wahingdoh duo <g data-gr-id="23">Jackichand</g> Singh and Seityasen Singh’s base prices are capped at Rs.20 lakh each. Rino Anto commands the lowest base price in the list at Rs.17.50 lakh.
The organisers have also put together an extensive list of 113 Indian players for the 2015 ISL Draft. The eight ISL <g data-gr-id="26">franchisees</g> have so far signed 64 Indian players.