Bengaluru FC are delighted to announce the signing of midfielder Jayesh Rane on a three-year contract on Thursday. Rane will stay at the Blues till the end of the 2023-24 season. The midfielder has now become the sixth signing of the club and he will join the team ahead of the AFC Cup playoff clash against Club Eagles FC.
Rane has featured in 85 Hero Indian Super League matches and has the experience of playing for clubs like ATK FC and ATK Mohun Bagan. Furthermore, he was part of Chennaiyin FC, which won the title back in 2015. Furthermore, he won another ISL title with ATK FC. Ergo, the 28-year-old midfielder knows what it takes to go all the way in the tournament.
“I’m really happy to join Bengaluru FC, a club that has known success for several years and one that represents a high level of professionalism on and off the pitch. At this stage of my career, I felt ready for a fresh challenge and Bengaluru FC gave me that opportunity. I have come up against this team throughout my career, and now I am looking forward to representing the club and to play my part in all its future success,” said Rane, who has joined the side at their training base in Bellary.
On the other hand, Jayesh Rane was also part of Aizawl FC, which won the Hero I-league trophy in 2017. Moreover, Rane has also represented India Under-23 team when he played in AFC U23 qualifiers.
“Jayesh is a player who can play in different positions and his versatility gives the team a lot of options in attack. He is creative and skilful, has an eye for goal and also brings with him the experience of having been part of three League title-winning teams. Off the pitch, he is a positive person and has fit right in with the rest of the squad already. I welcome him to Bengaluru FC and look forward to working with him,” said Blues Head Coach Marco Pezzaiuoli.
Sunil Chhetri led are set to face Club Eagles FC in their AFC Cup Playoff Clash, in Maldives, on August 15th.