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Chennaiyin FC sign 22-year-old Tamil Nadu midfielder

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Two-time champions today announced the signing of 22-year-old from City FC on a permanent move subject to transfer window regulations.

The has penned a three-year contract with the current ISL title holders on the back of an impressive 2017-18 campaign.

He appeared on 17 instances for City, starting in 16 of them and proved to be a vital component in the side's fight for survival in the competition.

co-owner took the opportunity to welcome Pandiyan to the club.

"It is a great moment for everyone at the club to have another from representing us. We are excited to have Pandiyan join us ahead of a challenging season of title defence. He has come leaps and bounds in the last few years and we're sure he will only get better with us."

Pandiyan will be aiming to prove his mettle at in what will be a landmark season for the club with AFC Cup commitments on the horizon.

expressed his delight on the new arrival by saying, "It is always great for any club to promote local talent and in Pandiyan we have one of the brightest talents in as well as in I believe he is a with huge potential and I'm looking forward to working with him in pre-season.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 14:55 IST