The 2017–18 Indian Super League season is the fourth season of the Indian Super League, the football league, since its establishment in 2013. The season began on 17 November 2017 and the regular season will conclude on 4 March 2018.The finals will occur from the second week of March 2018 with the final occurring on 17 March 2018 in Kolkata.
Two new sides joined the league as expansion franchises: Bengaluru and Jamshedpur. The two new clubs are the ninth and tenth teams in the league. This made it the first edition of the ISL in which there will be more than eight teams participating. As well as expanding two teams, the league also expanded two more months, being played in five months instead of three. If we talk about the Highest earning Indian players of ISL. Here is the list of Top 5 highest earning Indian players of ISL.
4Sandesh Jhingan – Rs 1.2 crores
Sticking with the Blasters, top Indian defender Sandesh Jhingan is now the highest paid defender in the ISL following a reported 1.2 crore fee to be paid by the Kerala franchise to retain the services of Jhingan for another season. The 23-year-old has quickly become one of the most sought-after players in Indian football following strong performances for his domestic teams.
The former United Sikkim FC player has provided solidity at the back for the South Indian outfit and the national team is keen to make him one of the important players in the team. Joining the one-crore club at the age of 23 is no small achievement and Jhingan will hope for even better performances in the coming season of the ISL.