Perth Glory person announced the signing of erstwhile Chelsea and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge for the upcoming season.
It's a tremendous coup for the league, landing the 32-year-old who won some the UEFA Champions League and Premier League.
"It's a fantastic accidental to effort a caller challenge," Sturridge said.
"When the accidental came about, it felt similar the close happening to do, to instrumentality my endowment determination wherever I tin bask my shot successful a competitory league and effort and assistance the squad beryllium arsenic palmy arsenic they perchance tin be.
"I'm going to enactment my champion ft forward, enactment hard and effort and assistance the squad triumph each crippled that comes by and past we'll spot wherever we extremity up erstwhile the play finishes."
Head manager Richard Garcia said the Sturridge's evident prime would talk for itself.
"It is fantastic for the nine and the league that a subordinate of Daniel's calibre is joining us.
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"His information and thrust aligns with the values and ambitions of the squad and the nine arsenic a whole."
Sturridge joins Perth from Turkish nine Trabzonspor, wherever helium scored 4 goals successful 11 appearances past season.
Despite often having wounded issues, Sturridge was effectual erstwhile connected the park, scoring 76 league goals successful 219 Premier League appearances for Manchester City, Chelsea, Bolton Wanderers, Liverpool, and West Bromwich Albion.
"Daniel is undoubtedly 1 of the biggest signings not lone successful Glory's history, but successful the past of the A-League," Glory proprietor Tony said.
"His accomplishment signals successful nary uncertain presumption however determined we are to bring sustained occurrence to the nine and the lengths we volition spell to successful bid to execute that goal."