The Indian Super League (ISL) is a fast-growing league with plenty of glitz and glamour. Over the past few years, we have seen several teams splash out big bucks on star players in the hope to win the league title. We have also seen several ISL stars jumping ship and the trend continued in the 2021 summer transfer window. It was probably the most happening transfer window as we saw several top players joining the Hero Indian Super League. Here is the list of the Top 5 Richest Players In The Indian Super League:
the Richest Players In The Indian Super League are:
5.Dylan Fox (Rs 30 Lakhs):
The reliable Australian centre-back , who earned plaudits for his consistent performances for Northeast United FC. In the previous season joined FC Goa in the summer transfer window of 2021. The Gaurs paid approximately 30 lakhs to the Highlanders to secure the services of the 27 year old. Dylan Fox is an excellent reader of the game and has impressive ball-playing abilities. He will definitely look to settle in FC Goa. As soon as possible with exceptional players playing around him it should not take much time.
4.Ishan Pandita (Rs 60 Lakhs):
One of the brightest young domestic talents in the Indian Super League is Ishan Pandita. He has certainly lived up to the expectations till now. The youngster has plied Pandita returned to India in 2020 when he decided to join FC Goa. The 23-year-old had a breakthrough last season in the ISL. He scored 4 vital goals to save the Gaurs. On the back of his impressive performances, he also made his Indian national team debut. Jamshedpur FC splashes out 60 lakh as transfer fees to lure him to their club.
3.Liston Colaco (Rs 1.2 Crores):
Developed under Sergio Lobera during his time at FC Goa. Liston made a name for himself at Hyderabad FC . He was the perfect impact player for Manolo Marquez , who would unleash him late in the game against tired defenders. The 2020-21 season was very productive for the winger as he scored 2 goals and registered 3 assists. However, the highlight of his performances was always his ability to beat defenders at will and his lightning pace. Ex-head coach ATK Mohan Bagan Antonio Lopez Habas was impressed with Liston and the ISL club decided to pay a humongous Rs1.2 crore transfer fee for the youngster to lure him away from Hyderabad. Liston has already made his debut for the Mariners in the AFC Cup and has already matched his last season’s tally by netting 2 goals in the continental competition .
2. Hugo Boumous (Rs 2 Crores):
Undoubtedly one of the best foreign players in the Indian Super League right now. Hugo Boumous was a crowd favorite for Mumbai City FC in the 2020-21 season. He scored only 2 goals and assisted 9 while playing a crucial role in Mumbai City’s triumph. His best season, in India was with FC Goa under the tutelage of Sergio Lobera in the 2018-19 campaign when he netted 11 goals along with 10 assists. He was one of the pivotal players for the Gaurs who helped them top the league table . With Javi Hernandez and Edu Garcia gone , ATK Mohan Bagan were on the lookout for a player who could support Roy Krishna . Boumous turned out to be the best candidate and the Mariners broke the transfer record by paying over Rs 2 crore fees.
1.Apuia (Rs 2.1 Crores):
One of the shining stars in Indian football right now, Lalengmawia commonly known as Apuia was wanted by several ISL clubs. The young midfielder began his career at the AIFF Elite Academy before joining the Indian Arrows in 2017. He was battle-hardened in the I-League featuring for the Arrows. Northeast United FC signed him in the following season . He made his debut in the ISL in the 2018-19 season. He became the youngest ever captain in the ISL when he led Northeast United FC last season. A number of clubs wanted to sign the midfielder but reigning ISL champions Mumbai City FC won the race by paying a hefty Rs 2.1 crores transfer fee.
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