Andrew Nabbout has signed for Melbourne Victory, rounding out what has been an impressive week on the transfers front for Marco Kurz's side.
Former Newcastle Jets flyer Nabbout, who last played for the Victory in 2015, is back in the A-League after a 16-month with Urawa Red Diamonds in Japan. He joins fellow Socceroos mainstay Robbie Kruse, who signed for the Victory on Tuesday.
Kruse, 30, said as soon as he heard Victory were interested in him, the feeling was mutual.
"Once my agent spoke to me...
Socceroos coach Graham Arnold remains hopeful attacker Andrew Nabbout will still feature in Australia's Asian Cup campaign.
The 26-year-old Nabbout is yet to feature in the United Arab Emirates after he suffered a groin injury in the final training session before Australia's opener against Jordan on Jan. 6.
He was expected to return to action in Tuesday's final Group B clash with Syria but aggravated the injury in the final training session before the match.
Despite fears Nabbout's tournament is...
Andrew Nabbout plans to show Graham Arnold he has fully recovered from a shoulder injury as he returns to Socceroos camp for the first time since his World Cup campaign was cut short.
The 25-year-old attacker had reconstructive surgery to mend the shoulder he dislocated in Russia but has cut his projected six-month absence in half to be a chance of featuring in Saturday's friendly against South Korea in Brisbane.
Usually a winger, the Japan-based Nabbout became Australia's target man during Bert...
As Bert van Marwijk revealed Australia's 23-man World Cup squad on Sunday, the astonishing rise of striker Andrew Nabbout was made complete.
Just three years ago, after struggling to find another contract in Australia's A-League, Nabbout made the unlikely switch to the Malaysian second division with unheralded outfit Negeri Sembilan in an attempt to resurrect his fledgling career.
Though the move took him completely out of view from those in his homeland, he worked tirelessly on his game, netting...