Sydney FC need to prolong the contract of Brandon O’Neill however the central midfielder has aspirations to play overseas.
O’Neill scored one of many targets of the A-League season with a 25-metre pile driver on Saturday to give an unconvincing Sydney a hard-earned 2-1 away win over Central Coast in Gosford.
That is doubtless to stimulate much more curiosity within the 24-year-old who’s off contract on the finish of the season and is already believed to be on the radar of some overseas golf equipment.
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“I feel it [the A-league] compares to quite a lot of European leagues and quite a lot of Asian leagues,” O’Neill stated.
“However it’s all the time been a dream of mine to play on the highest degree doable and whether or not that’s within the European league, or no matter, I am pushed and I am decided to make that a actuality.
“I do need to play overseas and that is simply regular for any younger lad that is performed and who’s educated in his nationwide league and is wanting a contemporary and new problem.
“I am the kind of man that’s by no means glad being glad, I would like to be examined, I would like to be challenged as a result of that brings out the very best in me.”
Sydney coach Steve Corica recognised O’Neill needed to go overseas at some stage.
“We would like to prolong his contact, he is a high quality participant and they’re gamers we wish to hold on the membership,” Corica stated.
O’Neill stated it had been vital to beat the Mariners, for Sydney’s first win in three video games, and hoped it might be a springboard for a very good run of type after some patchy performances.
“The 100 % major factor was bouncing again and we have completed that twice now,” O’Neill stated.
“After the [FFA] Cup last we beat Melbourne Metropolis and after a loss [last week] we come out right here and beat the Mariners away.”
O’Neill wasn’t glad along with his general efficiency however rated Saturday’s strike the very best of his six A-League targets as a result of it got here from his weaker foot.
“It has been in my thoughts for the final couple of weeks, I would like to add targets to my recreation, I would like to be additional up the pitch,” O’Neill stated.