The winger attracted the BFC scouts during the BDFA Super Division.
Ashish Jha has signed a multi-year deal at Bengaluru FC, Khel Now can confirm. A source close to the development informed Khel Now, “Ashish Jha has penned a multi-year contract at Bengaluru FC. An undisclosed transfer fee is also involved in this deal, which has been paid to his parent club Sreenidi Deccan. He had made a move to Super Club Bengaluru last year and his performance in the BDFA Super Division impressed the Bengaluru FC scouts.”
Bengaluru FC are undergoing a revamp, with Alberto Roca and Darren Caldeira joining the team as Technical Consultant and Director of Football, respectively. Having already acquired Halicharan Narzary, the Blues have now completed the signing of young Ashish Jha.
About the Player
Ashish Jha is a left winger and can also operate as a striker. He is speedy and dynamic in nature. Jha played two seasons at RoundGlass Punjab in the I-League. After a stint at RoundGlass Punjab, he made a move to Sreenidi Deccan. Thereafter he moved on loan to Sporting Club Bengaluru and went on to impress the Bengaluru FC scouts. His addition will definitely strengthen their bench.
Bengaluru FC in ISL 2022-23
It wasn’t the best of starts for Bengaluru FC in the ISL 2022-23. Numerous ups and downs made the side go for a roller coaster ride throughout the season. However, now Simon Grayson’s side have found their form and are performing really well. Recently, they defeated Southern rivals Chennaiyin FC to seal their fourth victory on the trot.
Youngster Sivasakthi Narayanan has been a shining star at the club as of now. However, veterans such as Sunil Chhetri and Roy Krishna haven’t been at their best. Although Roy Krishna bagged a few goals in the past few weeks, his overall performance throughout the season has been mediocre.
Currently, Bengaluru FC find themselves in the sixth spot, with 22 points to their name. They next face ATK Mohun Bagan on 5th February, Sunday.
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