Transfer news: Sydney FC sign Polish winger

Hyundai A-League champions Sydney FC have signed Polish international winger Adrian Mierzejewski.
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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.

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*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.

Adrian Mierzejewski

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.

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