Kolkata: The news of changing of teams is doing the rounds in the Maidan of late. As per latest reports, after signing the Japanese medio, Katsumi Yusa for two years, the Bagan officials are trying to rope in Georgie Welcome, world cupper from Honduras. He is said to have played in the 2010 South Africa world cup for Honduras. In search of a central defender, after star of the final match of the I League, Bello Rassaq moved to the Red and Golds, the thinktank of Mohun Bagan is in talks with a Brazilian defender Lucas. In case Mohun Bagan fails to rope in Lucas, they might get in touch with another Brazilian defender. Talks with Uga Okpara and another young Nigerian defender is also going on, added the club sources. Sanjoy Sen would decide on the defender after taking a formal trial in the club, added he.
On the other hand, to fill in the Indian quota of players, Mohun Bagan is trying to rope in Subodh Kumar, Baljit Singh Sahni and Arnab Mondal from East Bengal as their contract with the club has terminated after the I League.Debasish Dutta, the financial secretary of MB has however, washed away all speculations of bringing in Sunil Chhetri and John Johnson from Bengaluru FC.