ATK Mohun Bagan came up with the second big foreign signing of the season by drafting in one of the most consistent attackers in the Indian Super League, Hugo Boumous, on Thursday.
The Frenchman, who played as an attacking midfielder with champion Mumbai City FC last season, joins Finnish playmaker Joni Kauko in the heart of ATK MB’s attack.
Boumous, who won the golden ball (best player) award in the 2019-20 ISL season whie playing for FC Goa, has signed a five-year contract with ATK MB. This is an unprecedented development involving a foreigner in ISL history.
According to sources, the club has paid more than ₹2 crore in transfer fees to acquire Boumous, who was one of key names that helped Mumbai City win both the League Winner’s Shield and the maiden ISL crown last season.
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