The 2022 off-season has arrived, which means transfer rumors and news will begin to circulate.
The Sporting News will compile a list of the most interesting stories about Australians and the A-League.
5th of June – Socceroo Awer Mabil is expected to complete his La Liga transfer.
Following the Socceroos’ World Cup play-offs, Australian forward Awer Mabil is expected to join La Liga club Cadiz CF.
From parent club Midtjylland, the 26-year-old spent the end of the 2021-22 season on loan with Turkish club Kasimpasa.
Cadiz president Manuel Vizcaino recently stated to Marca that a deal to sign Mabil has been completed, and that he will join the club for free on a four-year contract with a €15 million release clause.
The Socceroo has been with Midtjylland since 2015 and has played over 100 games for the Danish club. He recently scored in a friendly win against Jordan.
Sydney FC is scrambling to keep Milos Ninkovic with rivals circling on June 4th.
Milos Ninkovic, a Serbian international, startled Sydney FC and their fans on Friday night when he announced his departure via social media.
The 37-year-old is out of contract after joining the Sky Blues in 2015, and he confirmed his decision on Instagram.
“I will no longer be playing in the colors with which you are most familiar and the club with whom I’ve accomplished many successes,” Ninkovic wrote in his post.
“My decision was not made lightly; in fact, it was forced upon me, but it had to be made because my integrity is paramount for me and the sport to which I’ve devoted the most of my life.”
“I completely understand that Sydney FC is taking a different path and has a different vision for the future.”
Despite Ninkovic’s announcement, the Sky Blues released a statement the next morning claiming that the club and the player were still in talks.
To add further fuel to the fire, rumours on social media suggest Western Sydney Wanderers are looming as Ninkovic’s next destination should Sydney FC fail to keep him.
News about Milos Ninkovic:
Hearing that Milos Ninkovic was offered a playing contract at Sydney FC on reduced terms, or the option of a mentoring role and a testimonial at Sydney FC. Instead, his representation is pushing him to join the Western Sydney Wanderers. June 4, 2022 — AussieScout (@scout aussie)
My information is that Milos has signed with another AL club. Keep an eye on the situation! https://t.co/pQeki2rQru — Ray Gatt (@Gatty54) June 4, 2022
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