MUMBAI: Reigning ISL champions Mumbai City FC have confirmed that goalkeeper Amrinder Singh will leave the franchise after his contract expired on Monday, bringing an association of five seasons to an end.
The 27-year-old goalkeeper is leaving the club after spending five seasons with current ISL champions and league winners.
Amrinder, who joined the club on 7 September 2016, initially loaned by Bengaluru FC, made his debut against FC Goa later in November.
The Mahilpur-born Amrinder, who also heads the franchise, wrote an extension of three years at the club in March 2018.
On January 4, 2020, Amrinder made history by becoming the highest ranked player in Mumbai City when he led the islanders against ATK, which improved Lucian Goian’s record.
Amrinder played 84 matches for Mumbai City FC and the last one was the 2020-21 ISL final against ATK Mohun Bagan.
According to Amrinder, he came to the club as a boy and is now leaving as a man.
“I learned so much about football and life in my time in Mumbai City. I had the privilege of working with some of the best players, the best coaches and staff here,” Amrinder said in the release.
“This club is my family and it’s always hard to say goodbye to my family. But I’m proud to be able to leave this family as a champion and win our first ever trophies, and I will always be close to Mumbai City. heart, “he said. added.
Head coach Sergio Lobera said: “Amrinder’s impact on and off the field has been huge and his role in our incredibly successful previous season cannot be underestimated.”