The Indian Super League Season Six will kick off precisely in one month’s time from today. On September 29. With a new status as India’s premier football league with the right for a berth in the AFC tournament qualifiers. A new team in recently-announced Hyderabad Football Club makes entry at the cost of financial trouble-marred FC Pune City. When the time came to reap rich harvest, FC Pune City are out after having appeared in all the five seasons of the cash-rich league.
The club that last year faced issues with players’ salary payments, signs off as the poorest of all the ten ISL teams. As per the transfermarkt.com evaluations, Pune City FC had a current value of € 2.45 million (₹ 19.5crore), down 7.5% million from August 15 last year.
Two-time champions Atletico De Kolkata top the table with the € 7.18 million (₹ 57 crore), up 2.1% from € 7.03 mn a year ago. North East United, placed sixth in the table, have gained the most with a 19.5% jump over the one-year period to reach € 4.6 million (₹ 36.6 crore) from € 3.85mn on August 15, 2018.
Reigning ISL champions, led by Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri, have gained a 10.8% appreciation as the JSW-Sport owned club is valued at € 5.65 million (₹ 44.9 crore).
Here are the top ten ISL clubs in terms of their current market value, according to https://www.transfermarkt.co.in, the football news and intelligence portal.
ISL: MARKET VALUE TREND OF TOP CLUBS
|Club||Value: 15.08.2018||Current Value||Up / Down|
|ATK||€ 7.03 mn||€ 7.18 mn/₹ 57 .1cr||2.1%|
|Kerala Blasters||€ 5.58 mn||€ 5.68 mn/₹ 45.2 cr||1.8%|
|Bengaluru FC||€ 5.10 mn||€ 5.65 mn/₹ 44.9 cr||10.8%|
|FC Goa||€ 5.00 mn||€ 5.00 mn/₹ 39.8 cr||2%|
|Delhi Dynamos||€ 4.73 mm||€ 4.73 mn/₹ 37.6 cr||—|
|NE United||€ 3.85 mn||€ 4.60 mn/₹ 36.6 cr||19.5%|
|Mumbai City FC||€ 4.43 mn||€ 4.43 mn/₹ 35.2 cr||—|
|Jamshedpur FC||€ 4.23 mn||€ 4.28 mn/₹ 34 cr||1.2%|
|Chennaiyin FC||€ 3.50 mn||€ 3.73 mn /₹ 29.7 cr||6.4%|
|Pune City||€ 2.65 mn||€ 2.45 mn /₹ 19.5 cr||-7.5%|
The new comer Hyderabad FC are yet to get any valuation.