Indian U17 World Cup star Aniket Jadhav will undergo a 3 month training stint at English Championship football club Blackburn Rovers Football Club, who are only one of the six winners of Premier League with the likes of Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City and Leicester City Football Club.
Aniket who’s currently on loan for Jamshedpur FC to Indian Arrows in the I-league commented “I would like to thank Blackburn Rovers FC for believing in me and my ability and inviting me to train at their world class academy. I am very thankful to Mr. Balaji Rao Sir for this opportunity. I would also like to thank my agent Jehan Kothari of KSMN sports and my current club Jamshedpur FC who have been very supportive of this opportunity and have assured their complete support.”
Mukul Choudhari, CEO of Jamshedpur FC said, “We are very happy for Aniket. Infact, very rarely Indian football players get such an opportunity and if they get it at this age, it is just fantastic! As this will only help him grow and enhance his skills further. It's going to be a win-win for everybody. As Jamshedpur FC, we congratulate Aniket for his talent and the opportunity that he's got which we are sure he will make the best of it and come back as a much better player and make us proud.”
Mr. Balaji Rao, Owner of Blackburn Rovers Football Club, said: “We, as supporters of sport, especially football, want to help young Indian talent.
"Our Academy at Blackburn Rovers is one of the finest Category 1 Academy in the UK. This training stint will definitely help Aniket to develop technically as a player, which will in turn contribute to the improvement of his performances on the pitch. We want to support young talented footballers in the best way possible to help improve the Indian national team’s performances and FIFA ranking on the world stage.”
Jamshedpur FC would like to wish Aniket the best for his training stint at Blackburn Rovers.