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Duckens Nazon Transfer News: Duckens Nazon to Kerala Blasters

The Indian Football Transfer window has officially opened and the teams from Indian Super League, I-League and I-League 2nd Division are busy building a competitive squad for the upcoming Indian Football 2021-2022 season.

Kerala Blasters management has come back into the transfer market after the club paid off the dues of former player Matej Poplatnik. The club is set for a tough transfer window in terms of foreign recruitment. Kerala Blasters released all of their foreign players who played for them last season and is looking to build from scratch under new head coach Ivan Vukomanovic.

Kerala Blasters is looking to strengthen their forward line after the club parted ways with Jordan Murray and Gary Hooper. If the latest reports are to be believed, the Kerala based football club in touch with former player Duckens Nazon, who had a small stint with the club in 2016, the same year they reached the final.

Kerala Blasters 2020-2021 Season

Kerala Blasters 2020-2021 season was a very torrid one for them as they finished 10th in the league stage, behind Indian Super League's new boys SC East Bengal and ahead of Odisha FC under then head coach Kibu Vicuna, who was sacked with few matches remaining.

Kerala Blasters were high on expectation from their former Celtic and Norwich City forward Gary Hooper, who didn't live up to the expectation as he only netted 5 goals and 4 assists. He has gone back to join his former team Wellington Phoenix in the Australian A-League.

However, it was Jordan Murray who had the responsibility of scoring goals being the other striker of the team. Murray had a pretty good season as the Australian scored 7 goals and 1 assist.

Kerala Blasters and the new head coach has decided to part ways with both the strikers and is looking to rebuild again. Duckens Nazon is said to be on the shortlist of strikers by the yellow army.

Duckens Nazon Kerala Blasters 2016

Duckens Nazon is not a new name to Kerala Blasters as the Haiti International had a short stint with the team back in 2016, the year the club reached the final of the Indian Super League but lost in penalties to Atletico de Kolkata.

Duckens Nazon joined Kerala Blasters in September 2016 after playing a season for French side Stade Lavallois.

It was a decent season for Duckens Nazon as he scored 2 goals in 13 matches. In 2016, the Indian Super League use to have a short season that runs from September till November.

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However, he was very young at that time and developed a lot after that as he finished as the 2nd top goalscorer for the Belgium side Sint-Truiden after scoring 6 goals in 22 appearances. He was mostly used from the bench in the earlier part of the season, but he got more starts in the midway and took them with both hands as he scored all the goals midway through the season, however, he was shifted to the bench again towards the end of the season.

Duckens Nazon, as of writing this, finished off World Cup qualifiers with the Haiti team and will join them again from July for the CONCACAF Gold Cup qualifiers.

Duckens Nazon to Kerala Blasters

It has been going on for quite some days that Kerala Blasters has made contact with Duckens Nazon. Indian Football News confirmed through its source that the player is on the shortlist of strikers by the yellow army.

The source stated to us, "Yes, he is on the shortlist of many." He also confirmed that Kerala Blasters has approached him, "Kerala Blasters have made a formal contact with his agent and informed the decision will be made by the head coach."

Kerala Blasters fans are quite eagerly waiting to see who will be their foreign players for this upcoming season. Ever since the 2016 season, Kerala Blasters have failed to make it to the playoffs and thus will be hoping for a change in fortune.

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