The talented centre-back made 10 appearances in the Goa Pro League last season.

Salgaocar skipper Daniel Gomes has made a switch to ISL outfit SC East Bengal for an undisclosed fee, Khel Now can confirm. “Salgaocar FC have agreed to letgo of their captain Daniel Gomes to SC East Bengal for an undisclosed fee,” sources close to the developments informed us.

After sorting out the problems within the club, East Bengal have started their preparations for the upcoming season in full swing. They have added quality firepower to their Indian contingent and the latest one to join their squad is Daniel Gomes.

Gomes has joined the Red & Gold Brigade on a one-year deal with an option to extend for another. The defender had one more year left on his existing contract with Salgaocar. However, the club decided to let him switch sides to the Kolkata outfit for an undisclosed fee.

Gomes is a left-footed ball-playing centre-back. He was a regular starter for the Goan side last season and featured in 10 out of 11 games for them in the Goa Pro League (GPL). He can be a great asset for any given team if used wisely. At SC East Bengal he may also face tough competition for a place in the starting XI.

SC East Bengal’s preparations ahead of the season

The Kolkata giants have been very active in the transfer window this season. They have roped in Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Jackichand Singh and Adil Khan on loan from FC Goa, Mumbai City FC and Hyderabad FC respectively. The club have also secured the signing of Sarineo Fernandes, Romeo Fernandes, Sourav Das and Joyner Lourenco.

Other players who have been in talks with SC East Bengal are Hira Mondal, Edmund Lalrindika, Songpu Singsit and so on. The Kolkata based side have also retained the services of defender Raju Gaikwad, full-back Ankit Mukherjee and goalkeeper Sankar Roy. Robbie Fowler is expected to continue his role as their head coach next season.

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