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Adelaide United adds Abetew to their A-League squad

Mon 28 December 2020 | 10:48

The 21-year-old defender, who made his senior debut last season against Melbourne City, has been added to the Reds’ squad ahead of the A-League 2020/21 season.

Although

Yared Abetew’s

preferred positions are right-back and centre-back, he is also capable of playing as a defensive midfielder given his strong ability on the ball.

Speaking on joining the Club, Abetew said:

“I’m really excited and so grateful for the opportunity given to me, especially being born and raised here in Adelaide and playing for my hometown club. 

“Making my debut last season was a really good moment and a really good achievement for me.

“My family were really proud of me and I’m just prepared to continue working and try get as my many minutes as possible this season. 

“Carl is a really good coach, we saw what he was capable of in the hub, and I’m learning a lot with him and he’s given young players like me a lot of confidence.”

Adelaide United’s Football Director,

Bruce Djite

, said:

“We’re very happy to have signed Yared for the new A-League season.

“He fully deserves this contract having worked and trained with the senior squad for a considerable amount of time, while also producing consistent performances for our Youth team.

“Yared is well aware of what is required to play at this level after making his senior debut last year.

“Yared is extremely versatile and provides Carl (Veart) with added flexibility because he can play in multiple positions.”


source: SportMob