The seventh edition of the Indian Super League begins in Goa on Friday with the addition of an eleventh team to the fray.

SC East Bengal have been drafted into the competition. after their arch-rivals Mohun Bagan merged with current champions ATK.

Every year teams have zeroed in on a formula for squad composition that is best suited for the ISL. The league has moved on from marquee players, often big superstars from European football in the twilight of their careers.

Now, unknown foreign names who still have some football left in them are being preferred while on the domestic front young players are attracting teams’ attention.

As the new season approaches, here’s a look at how the age profile of league has changed since its inception in 2014.

Average age comparison of every ISL season

Season Average age of players in ISL
2014 25.9
2015 25.9
2016 25.9
2017-'18 25.5
2018-'19 25.2
2019-'20 25.3
2020-'21 25.5

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