Wellington coach Mark Rudan says midseason recruit Cillian Sheridan will present much-needed competitors in his strike drive for the second half of the A-League season.
The mid-table Phoenix introduced on Thursday the Republic of Eire ahead has signed with them till the tip of the present season.
The 29-year-old signed from Polish first division runners-up Jagiellonia Bialystok on Thursday.
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Rudan says Sheridan will add depth to the squad and will presumably make his Phoenix debut towards Adelaide at Hindmarsh Stadium on Saturday.
“I am consistently wanting to problem my gamers,” the coach stated.
“Competitors for locations is essential and at the moment of the season it is vital to strengthen the squad and add high quality.”
Sheridan has plied his commerce at Scottish Premiership golf equipment Celtic, Kilmarnock, Motherwell and St Johnstone, in addition to having a stint with Bulgaria’s CSKA Sofia.
He was additionally largely instrumental in Cyprus membership APOEL’s qualification for the UEFA Champions League Group stage in 2014-15.
Sheridan additionally had a prolific spell with Cypriot membership Omonia, scoring 23 targets in 54 appearances to assist them qualify for the Europa League.
The journeyman striker, who has scored 98 profession targets and has three caps for Eire, says he was was simply lured to Westpac Stadium.
“To play in a foreign country with completely different challenges is at all times interesting to me,” he stated.
“I’ve adopted the Hyundai A-League and Wellington Phoenix are enjoying a pretty type and for a footballer you need to take pleasure in your soccer and what Mark Rudan is doing, actually offered it to me.”