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Chennaiyin FC sign defender Monotosh Chakladar and midfielder Jiteshwor Singh

Monotosh Chakladar Jiteshwor Singh Chennaiyin FC
Monotosh Chakladar & Jiteshwor Singh | Source: IG/NEROCA

Chennaiyin FC have wrapped up the signings of West Bengal captain & defender Monotosh Chakladar and Emerging Player of the 2021-22 I-League Jiteshwor Singh.

Monotosh Chakladar

  • The now 24-year-old centre-back/left back started his youth career at Kolkata club United SC.
  • He also turned up for Kolkata clubs Peerless SC, East Bengal FC, Mohammedan SC and Pathachakra FC and played primarily in the Calcutta Premier Division.
  • Had a spell out on loan at I-League club Gokulam Kerala FC in 2018.
  • Played in the 2nd Division League with Bhawanipore FC, Madan Maharaj FC and MDSC.
  • The Hooghly-based player captained and helped West Bengal finish Runners Up in the 2021-22 Santosh Trophy.
  • Has signed a multi-year deal with Chennaiyin FC.

Jiteshwor Singh

  • From Manipur, Singh started his club career with Rising Athletic Union (RAU) following which he joined I-League club NEROCA FC in 2019.
  • The 20-year-old central defensive midfielder made 37 appearances in three I-League seasons with NEROCA.
  • Was adjudged Best Emerging Player of the Season in the recently concluded 2021-22 I-League.
  • Made 16 appearances in the 2021-22 I-League.
  • Has signed a multi-year deal with Chennaiyin FC.


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