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Kerala Blasters confirm Sandesh Jhingan is leaving, retire no. 21 jersey

Indian Super League team Kerala Blasters on Thursday said they were retiring the number 21 jersey worn by Sandesh Jhingan as a tribute, after confirming the player was leaving the club.

On Wednesday, it was reported that Jhingan was set to part ways with Blasters amid interest from overseas clubs, having made 76 appearances during his six years with the team.

"We would like to take this opportunity to thank Sandesh for his commitment, loyalty, and passion for the club and its supporters. KBFC respects...

Sandesh Jhingan set to leave Kerala Blasters - sources

Sandesh Jhingan is set to part ways with Kerala Blasters, ESPN understands. After six seasons with the Indian Super League club, Jhingan will be leaving just as the Blasters have appointed their 10th manager in six years in Kibu Vicuna.

ESPN understands that he has been in touch with clubs from UK and Australia, though India's low FIFA ranking rules him out of the former. There are also reports of a possible move to Qatar.

The centre-back won the 'Emerging Player of the Year' award in his, and the...

Decoding Sunil Chhetri: Will, perseverance and warrior's resolve

Messi's left foot. Nadal's resilience. Going a bit further back, Bolt's loping stride. Each sporting champion has a variety of skills and attributes but there's always one that puts them a cut above the rest. In this series we look at top Indian athletes and identify that one quality that makes them stand out. This week: Sunil Chhetri hates losing. Even in table tennis.

Who is Sunil Chhetri?

Captain of the Indian national football team, and of Bengaluru FC.

Why the big fuss?

Simply put, India's...

Sunil Chhetri was a luxury No. 10 when he came to Bengaluru FC: Ashley Westwood

Former Bengaluru FC (BFC) coach Ashley Westwood has said that Sunil Chhetri was a "luxury No. 10" who had "never been told of his responsibilities" when he first signed for the club in 2013-14. He revealed that Chhetri's fitness levels weren't good enough to start in his first eligible game for the club and he came on only as a substitute.

Speaking on the Injury Time podcast, Westwood felt that when Chhetri came to BFC from Sporting Clube de Portugal B, his physical condition wasn't good enough....

'There were times I used to cry' - Sunil Chhetri reveals he considered quitting in Kolkata

India international Sunil Chhetri says he was under so much pressure while playing in Kolkata early in his career that he cried many times and even contemplated quitting football.

Chhetri's first professional contract was with Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan at the age of 17. Chhetri revealed it was a big challenge to overcome for a teenager and he buckled under pressure at times.

"The first year was good. I used to get 20 or 30 minutes game time and people used to tag me the next Bhaichung Bhutia and...