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.


Western Sydney Wanderers sign

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 Adelaide United. (The Age)

Nathan Burns heading to

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 .

Burns, 27, is on his way to Japan 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 


Reports from 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.

leaves Bolton for Shijiazhuang

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


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’.