The former Hamburger SV defensive midfielder becomes the fifth foreign signing of East Bengal…

East Bengal officially announced the signing of German midfielder Ville Matti Steinmann ahead of the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season.

Steinmann becomes the fifth foreign signing of the club after Scott Neville, Anthony Pilkington, Aaron Joshua Amadi-Holloway and Daniel Fox.

The 25-year-old midfielder was delighted to sign for the Kolkata club as he said, “I am really looking forward to adding to the strength of SC East Bengal, which is already a top side in India. I have been doing a lot of reading on the club and football in India, and the project under Robbie excites me. I cannot wait to get going, for us and the millions of fans we have across the world.”

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