They might be at risk of losing Daniel Arzani, but Melbourne City has stocked up for the new A-League season by signing another young gun in Lachlan Wales.
Wales, 20, made a number eye-catching cameos last season for Central Coast last season, having grown up in Terrigal and spending four years at the Mariners academy.
But the attacking midfielder has opted to continue his career at City, which is fast becoming the destination club for promising Australian talents.
The club played a major hand in...
Melbourne City have signed emerging midfielder Riley McGree on a one-year loan deal for the next A-League season.
McGree joins City on loan from Belgium's Club Brugge.
The 19-year-old went to Belgium in July last year after playing for A-League outfit Adelaide United.
He then returned to the A-League as an injury-replacement player for Newcastle Jets.
The Australian under-age representative said he was thrilled to join City.
"I could see that this club is going places and I want to be here winning...
Australia will head to the 2018 World Cup in Russia on the back of two consecutive wins after defeating Hungary 2-1 in Budapest on Saturday.
Though this result -- along with their 4-0 drubbing of the Czech Republic a week prior -- brings with it a degree of confidence, the Socceroos' performance also raised a number of fascinating questions in the lead-up to the clash with France on June 16.
Most importantly, Bert van Marwijk will have a few critical personnel decisions to make over the next six...
Daniel Arzani has credited Australia legend Tim Cahill for helping him clear his nerves on arrival at the Socceroos camp in Belek, Turkey.
The 19-year-old is the youngest member of the national team squad selected by Bert van Marwijk for next month's World Cup.
Thankfully, a friendship with Cahill -- forged at Melbourne City -- has helped clear his nerves as the world's biggest tournament looms.
"Coming into camp it was a bit frightening at first because I don't actually know anyone," he said.