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ISL 2017: Top 5 players likely to win the Golden Boot this season

vinayak s.pai
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25.88K   //    07 Nov 2017, 14:53 IST

India's most popular football tournament, the Indian Super League (ISL), is set to kick-start its new installment on November 17th. With the tournament expanded to ten teams this season, there will be new rivalries that will rise and fans will witness some top-quality football action.

Teams have spent some huge money to get hold of some truly world-class players this season and big-name strikers like Robbie Keane and Dimitar Berbatov were signed by ISL teams this year. Indian players like Sunil Chhetri, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Balwant Singh all have made their return to the ISL this season as well, and viewers can get set for some serious attacking displays this season.

Let us now look at five likely contenders for the Golden Boot award!

#5 Éverton Santos - Mumbai City FC

Everton Santos
Everton Santos

Everton Santos, the 31-year-old Brazilian striker, is coming to the Indian Super League with a vast amount of experience from around the world. Santos has played for some big Brazilian teams like Fluminense FC, Corinthians and has also played for European giants Paris Saint-Germain, before featuring for Korean teams FC Seoul and Seongnam FC.

He has scored more than 60 goals from 128 games across all the leagues he played. With players like Thiago Santos and Balwant Singh also featuring in attack, we can expect a lot of goals from the Brazilian striker.

Also read: ISL 2017: Players expected to captain each side

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