MARQUEE SIGNING

Melbourne Victory will be looking to sign a marquee name in the next few weeks of the transfer window after managing to get Archie Thompson under the salary cap after agreeing a new deal with him. The 35-year-old has signed for one more year, while the 28-year-old Adrian Leijer has signed for two more years.

Newcastle Jets have been showing a lot of interest in Thompson over the last few months. The forward is the leading goal scorer in the Australian A-League with 78 to his name. His experience would have been great for the club that finished outside the play-off places last season. Continue reading