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Wanderers sign former PL midfielder Jordan Mutch

Tue 05 January 2021 | 9:38

Western Sydney Wanderers have confirmed the signing of former Premier League midfielder Jordan Mutch.

Mutch

has signed a one-season contract with

Wanderers

after playing in Norway’s top-flight with

Aalesunds

FK.

The 29-year-old played almost 80 Premier League matches with

Cardiff City

,

Queens Park Rangers

, and

Crystal Palace

.

After that, he played in the Championship with

Reading

before moving to the

MLS

to join

Vancouver Whitecaps

where he worked under current Wanderers boss

Carl Robinson

.

“Coming to the Western Sydney Wanderers is an opportunity to work again with, in my opinion, the best manager I’ve worked under and to play for the biggest club in Australia is exciting,”

said Mutch on the

Wanderers' website

.

“I have learned a lot from the different cultures, leagues, and playing under many top managers which I have gained a lot of experience from.

 “I have watched the A-League here in the UK and also played in Asia in the Asian Champions League so I have seen a lot of matches and I expect it to be a very competitive league as there are many good teams in it.

“I had the opportunity to work with Robbo (head coach Carl Robinson) at Vancouver Whitecaps. He brings out the best in people as a player and a person, I am delighted to get the opportunity to play under him again.”

Robinson believes Mutch will bring experience to the Wanderers midfield as well as a winning mentality.

“Jordon brings experience and quality having played at a high level to show and will show some of our younger players the levels that are needed day in and day out,” said Robinson.


source: SportMob