IMG-Reliance, the organisers of the league, said in a statement, “Saha has confirmed his availability for the tournament and we have signed him.
“He is the first marquee player we can reveal now. The names of other seven marquee players will be announced in a few days time,”
Louis Saha has played for a number of clubs in the Premier League such as Manchester United, Everton and Tottenham Hotspur. The striker also has 20 caps when he played for France. He has won the Premier League twice and the Champions League once (all with Manchester United).
Eight cities will vie for his signature when the bidding is held between October 25 and November 5.