Chennai, July 20, 2019: Chennaiyin FC today announced that 19-year-old attacking midfielder Abhijit Sarkar has joined Kolkata club Quess East Bengal on a loan deal for the 2019-20 season.
The West Bengal born starlet signed for Chennaiyin prior to the 2018-19 season from the All India Football Federation (AIFF) developmental side Indian Arrows, spending the subsequent season with them on loan. Abhijit made six appearances for Indian Arrows last season, scoring once. The AIFF Elite Academy graduate was at Indian Arrows in the 2017-18 campaign as well, where he finished as their I-League top-scorer with four goals.
The versatile midfielder has represented the national team at the age-group level, including India’s group games against USA and Colombia at the 2017 U-17 FIFA World Cup.