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ISL 2017/18: 5 highest paid goalkeepers in the Indian Super League

SENIOR ANALYST
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4.64K   //    02 Feb 2018, 09:34 IST

Amrinder Singh is one of the most expensive players in the ISL
Amrinder Singh is one of the most valuable players in the ISL

Goalkeepers are undoubtedly one of the key components to any successful football team, as they provide the last line of defense. They also have the ability to keep a team in the match when all hope might seem lost. It is thus no surprise that footballing sides around the world have decided to heavily invest in "custodians" in order to give their respective teams that final decisive edge.

The Indian Super League (ISL) has seen its fair share of talented goalkeepers and it is a matter of pride for the league that Indian goalkeepers are among the best since the league's inception in 2014. Arguably the toughest job on the pitch, a mistake can cause all sorts of problems and hence managers are especially picky when it comes to choosing the right stopper.

For the best goalkeeper, you obviously need to pay the right amount of money. This article explores just how much money ISL clubs are willing to pay in order to invest in the best keepers. With some obvious goalkeeping talent in the offing, the ISL has seen some incredible saves and many of them have come from expensive stoppers. So here are the 5 highest paid goalkeepers in the ISL:

#5 Debjit Majumder - ₹60 Lakhs

Majumder plays for ATK
Majumder plays for ATK

Debjit Majumder made a name for himself with historic Indian club Mohun Bagan across a few successful seasons where his goalkeeping talent was fully on display. Following a brief stint with ISL team Mumbai City FC, the keeper made his way to ATK and has overseen a stunning ISL victory for the team in which he contributed wholeheartedly. He deserves the money he's making beyond any doubt as he continues to be the top goalkeeper at the Bengali club even during trying times for the defending champions. His talent is noticeable, and his check proves just that.

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