Indian Football News: Delhi Dynamos rope in Slovenian midfielder Rene Mihelic from Chennaiyin FC on a one-year contract

  • Indian Super League outfit Delhi Dynamos are looking to overhaul their squad and possibilities to finish up top in the ISL 2018-19 table
  • Latest Indian football news revealed that Dynamos signed a new midfielder in the form of the 30-year-old Slovenian midfielder Rene Mihelic

ISL team Delhi Dynamos, which finished at No. 8 in the 10-team top-tier of India football, are working in ways to make sure that they do not repeat another dismal performance when the ISL 2018-19 season kicks off, and have signed a bunch of new players. Making waves in Indian football latest news, the ISL team announced that they completed the signing of Slovenian midfielder Rene Mihelic on a one-year contract.

ISL transfer news: Rene Mihelic had registered two goals and four assists for Chennaiyin FC in the last season of India football

Rene Mihelic had impressed with Chennaiyin FC in the last season of the top-tier of India football (Indian Super League), as he had notched up two goals and four assists in just 14 appearances for the ISL team, helping them become the champions of the ISL that year. The Slovenian has quite regularly been at the center of Indian football news and ISL news owing to his ability to produce scintillating results from dead-ball situations.

Making waves in Indian football news and ISL transfer news, Delhi Dynamos announced the signing of Mihelic on Twitter when they posted, “Rene Mihelic becomes the second foreign recruit by Delhi Dynamos ahead of @IndSuperLeague Season 5.”

On the other hand, as reported in Indian football latest news by the Delhi Dynamos media, the Head Coach of the ISL team, Josep Gombau, spoke about how Mihelic’s signing is a huge development for the club, as well as the ISL transfer news, and said,

“Mihelic is a player we had identified from the start because he offers a lot both from dead ball situations and from open play. His creativity from the midfield will add extra quality for us when going forward. He is a motivated player who wants to build on his past success.”

Indian football latest news: Mihelic was the youngest Slovenian to play at the international level

Having trained and graduated from the youth academy of NK Maribor, Rene Mihelic had become the youngest player to feature for Slovenia at the International level.

After leaving Maribor in 2010, the midfielder had spent three seasons with the Portuguese top-tier team Nacional, after which he went on to play for clubs such as Levski Sofia, Debrecen, Hapoel Ra’anana. A globetrotting midfield orchestrator, Rene Mihelic spoke about his transfer that is making waves in Indian football news and said,

“I want to thank Dynamos and coach Gombau for believing in me and giving me this opportunity. I’ve played against them in the past and this is a team that is determined and hard to break so I am excited to have joined a fantastic group of players and staff.”

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