Transfer roundup: Western Sydney Wanderers reinforce fire power; Eidur Gudjohnsen signs for Shijiazhuang

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FCA rounds up latest transfer news in Asia.

sign Mitch Nichols

The Western Sydney Wanderers have made their biggest signing of the off-season, landing former Brisbane Roar star Mitch Nichols on a two-year contract.

He is the second key signing for the Wanderers in the space of a few days, having acquired veteran Spanish midfielder Andreu from Spanish club Racing Santander just days after losing holding midfielder Iacopo La Rocca to . (The Age)

heading to Tokyo FC

Australia attacker Nathan Burns is heading for the J.League giant with high-riding FC Tokyo sealing the capture of the Johnny Warren Medal winner from Wellington Phoenix.

Burns, 27, is on his way to to undergo a medical after second-placed FC Tokyo triggered a release clause in his Phoenix contract with an offer of around $300,000. (The World Game)

Guangzhou R&F reject offer for Aaron Samuel 

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Reports from Allnigeriasoccer.com confirmed that CSKA Moscow have continued to thrash out terms with  Guangzhou R&F over the signing of Aaron Samuel in the summer transfer market. Guangzhou wanted $5m for the striker, but CSKA are yet to increase their $3.5m bid.

Eidur Gudjohnsen leaves Bolton for Shijiazhuang

Eidur Gudjohnsen has left Bolton to join Chinese Super League side Shijiazhuang Ever Bright. The 36-year-old Icelandic striker, who played last season at Bolton Wanderers, has signed a deal with the mid-table side Shijiazhuang Ever Bright, the Xinhua news agency reported.

IRAQ

Ali Adnan Kadhim goes abroad for Udinese

Ali Adnan has joined the Serie A side Udinese from Turkish team Caykur Rizespor. The highly-rated Iraqi left-back is the 2013 Asian Young Footballer of the Year and named ‘Gareth Bale of Asia’.

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