The Red and Golds youth product, who was promoted to the senior side in the 2017-18 season by then head coach Khalid Jamil, is set to leave after spending three seasons at the club.
Goal had earlier reported that Mumbai’s central defender Pratik Chaudhari is likely to jump ship and join Bengaluru FC in the upcoming season. With Chaudhari leaving, the Islanders are set to replace him with young Mehtab Singh.
He returned to the Kolkata club this season and has been fairly regular in the club’s starting lineup in the I-League. The youngster has so far made 11 appearances in the ongoing I-League.
Other than Mehtab Singh, the City Football Group-owned side is also set to rope in Real Kashmir's first-choice goalkeeper Phurba Lachenpa. The 22-year-old custodian had previously played for Shillong Lajong.
Credit must be given to the Mumbai City management who have acted swiftly in the transfer market after the club's disappointing outing in this season's ISL. The Islanders had finished fifth and failed to make it to the play-offs
They had earlier signed 19-year-old right-back Mohammad Rakip from Kerala Blasters and had extended the contracts of important first team players like Raynier Fernandes and Bipin Singh.