Melbourne Victory have announced the signing of Luis Nani on a free transfer. The Portuguese winger has signed a two-year contract with the A-League side, and becomes the seventh new signing for the club this summer.
The veteran last featured for Italian club Venezia, and has now left Europe after a lengthy career in the continent to try a new experience. He has featured for some of the best clubs in the world, such as Manchester United, Fenerbahce in Turkey and Sporting CP in his native Portugal.
Luis Nani signs for Melbourne Victory
“I’m excited to be coming to the A-League with Melbourne Victory and I’m looking forward to the challenge ahead,” Luis Nani said.
“I have spoken with the coach, Tony, and I know that Melbourne Victory is a Club that wants to achieve success and I want to play a role in helping the team achieve that.
“From what I have seen, the fans in Melbourne are not only the best in the league but they rival the atmosphere in Europe and I’m looking forward to being a part of that on the field in a Victory shirt and playing for them this season.”
During his presentation, it was revealed that the 35-year-old would be wearing the number 17 shirt during his time in Australia. His experience will be a great factor in helping the team prepare for the upcoming season.