Transfer news: Glory sign ex-Wanderers midfielder

Perth Glory have added some more Spanish flair to their squad with the signing of former Western Sydney Wanderers star Andreu Guerao.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

►Andreu, who played for the Wanderers in the 2015/16 Hyundai A-League season, has signed a one-year deal in the west.

►The 34-year-old has previously played with Glory’s other Spaniard Diego Castro at Malaga and Sporting Gijon.

►Andreu is a product of Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy and played alongside the likes of Lionel Messi in the Catalan club's ‘C’ and ‘B’ teams.

►He played 27 games in the A-League for the Wanderers, scoring three goals.

►Andreu will wear the number 18 shirt for Glory in the 2017/18 Season.

ANDREU HAPPY TO BE BACK IN A-LEAGUE

“This is a new challenge in my career and I’m really happy,” he said.

“Perth Glory is a great club and since I’ve been here, everyone has been great, from the players and coaches to the office staff.

“I’m really excited about the challenge ahead.

“With Diego [Castro], we played five years together and are very good friends, so I’m really happy to be with him again here at Glory.”

Andreu

LOWE THRILLED WITH ANDREU ADDITION

"He has great technical ability and composure on the ball along with a superb range of passing that will enable him to link the team from back to front,” Lowe said.

"All his former colleagues that we now have at the club have spoken very highly of him not only as a very good footballer, but also as a top guy.

"I am sure he will be fantastic for us as a leader. We don’t have too many guys over 30 in the squad, so his experience and know-how will be invaluable.

“Having so many familiar faces around, allied to his knowledge of the Hyundai A-League and ability to speak the language, will help him settle in quickly and gel with the rest of the squad.”