04 Jul Transfer information and rumours LIVE: Man City keen on Cancelo
Sydney FC seem set to endure a setback to get their A-League championship defence using midfield general Josh Brillante on the verge of linking Melbourne City.
The 26-year old’s future from the Harbour City was in doubt as a transfer to K-League side Pohang Steelers fell through in March.
The Sky Blues appeared certain to keep the five-time Socceroo afterwards he returned to play a important role in their conduct to the tournament, but City have managed to nab him deal about $500,000-a-season, Target reports.
Brillante’s anticipated defection finishes a busy week for the Sky Blues at the transfer marketplace, with the team announcing the signings of both Alexander Baumjohann and Ryan McGowan.
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