Signing news: Wanderers snap up experienced Swiss goalkeeper

Western Sydney Wanderers have announced the signing of experienced Swiss goalkeeper Daniel Lopar on a one-year deal.

The 34-year-old joins the Wanderers after 13 years at Swiss Super League side St. Gallen, where he made 299 competitive appearances.

The veteran shot-stopper began his career with nearby FC Wil in 2003 and the switch to the Hyundai A-League marks his first spell abroad.

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Lopar said he was excited to land Down Under and be part of the Wanderers family.

“I’m very happy to be part of the Western Sydney Wanderers. I have heard and seen that their fans are amazing and very enthusiastic,” Lopar said.

“It will be also an honour for me to play in the new stadium and I am very thankful for the opportunity to see Australia and its culture.  

“The club has big aims for next season and I will work hard to achieve these with my new team-mates.”

Lopar joins compatriot Pirmin Schwegler as a new signing at Western Sydney as Markus Babbel starts to reshape his squad following this season's eighth-place finish.

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