Hyundai A-League champions Sydney FC have signed Polish international winger Adrian Mierzejewski.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
*Mierzejewski has signed a three-year deal with the Sky Blues.
*The 30-year-old has been capped 40 times by Poland.
*His previous clubs include Trabzonspor, Polonia Warsaw, Al Nasr and Al Sharjah
*Mierzejewski has played in the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and AFC Champions League.
*He’s seen as the ideal replacement for departed Slovakian marquee Filip Holosko.
KEEN TO MAKE HIS MARK IN A-LEAGUE
“I’m extremely pleased to be joining the Hyundai A-League double winners and can’t wait to begin the challenge of improving on last season,” Mierzejewski said.
“Sydney FC are a famous club and one I am very proud to be joining. There is a big challenge ahead of us with the added excitement of an AFC Champions League campaign.
“I have spoken with the Head Coach [Graham Arnold] and I know we have a very big and exciting season ahead.”
ARNOLD LAUDS ‘X-FACTOR’ SIGNING
“Adrian’s signing is a major coup for the club as he brings with him a huge amount of playing experience, quality and excitement for our members,” Arnold said.
“He is a player I believe will add more of the x-factor to our front line.
“After speaking to Adrian, he ticked all the boxes with his character and I look forward to working with him.