With the Indian Super League's (ISL) 2016 edition finally out of sight in the rear-view mirror, the participating clubs' foreign stars continue to secure contracts with foreign clubs to further their respective careers.
Starting with the Pride from the national capital region, Delhi Dynamos, midfielder Marcos Tebar has moved back to Spain with CF Reus Deportiu, who participate in the second tier of Spanish football, La Liga 2. Richard Gadze, the team's striker has moved to Azerbaijan's Premyer Liqa, with Baku-based side FK Zira. Qartallar currently sit 5th in the table.
Memo has headed back to Brazil to sign for América Futebol Clube, coached by Carlos Moura, and currently competing in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, where their reside in 20th position. Defender Ibrahim Niasse has joined Greek side APO Levadiakos, currently in the Greek Super League.
Atletico de Kolkata's ISL winning squad too have fragmented with Stephen Pearson now back amongst the ranks of Scottish Club Motherwell. Meanwhile, Henrique Sereno has moved to the Spanish second tier with former La Liga side UD Almeira.
Kerala Blasters' Ivorian defensive midfielder Didier Kadio has successfully moved to Kazakhstan's Premier Liga side Shakhter Karagandy. Azrack Mahamat, Kadio's colleague at the Sachin Tendulkar co-owned franchise, has found home in Greece's second tier with Football League side AO Trikala.
Finally, Chennaiyin FC's midfield lynchpin Hans Mulder has shifted allegiances to Spanish Third Tier side CD Eldense.