A-League club Western Melbourne Group confirmed their first signing, landing former Greece international Panagiotis Kone.
Kone, 31, joins the club as a marquee player on a two-year deal ahead of their first season in the league in 2019-20.
The attacker has previously played for Udinese, Bologna and Brescia in Serie A and Granada in LaLiga, while he was a Super League winner with AEK Athens in Greece.
Kone last played during 2017-18 for AEK and said he was eager to get started in Melbourne.
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“I am looking forward to playing a big part for Western Melbourne on and off the field,” he said in a statement on Friday.
“I am excited to meet my new team-mates but also the great Greek community in Melbourne.”
A 28-time Greece international, Kone last played for his nation in 2015.
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