ISL 2017: Top 5 youngest foreign signings this season
The fourth edition of the Indian Super League is all set to kick-start on November 17 and all the competing teams have their respective squads set for the battle for the crown that starts exactly two months today.
The prolonged, five-month duration of the upcoming season has, in a way, forced teams to bring in a mix of experienced and young players, unlike the previous seasons. ISL teams, this summer, have prioritised recruiting more young talents as a necessity instead of an afterthought.
All teams have already roped in the best foreign youngsters available and affordable to them. These youngsters with very high ceilings and potential will be the ones to watch in what will be the grandest ISL ever.
So, without further wait, let's take the five youngest foreign signings who will be in action in the 2017-18 ISL.
Courage Pekuson - Kerala Blasters - 22 years old
The 22-year-old Ghana U-23 International will ply his trade for the Kochi-based ISL outfit. Pekuson started his senior career with FC Koper of Slovenian top tier. He made 23 appearances for the team and scored four goals.
Kerala Blasters will rely on the potential of Pekuson in midfield, as they completed their squad with him as the only foreign midfielder. While the Ghanaian is an unknown quantity at large, he could be one of the signings of the season.