Central Coast Mariners have confirmed that Anthony Caceres has joined Manchester City.
The 23-year-old midfielder made his debut in the Australian top flight in 2013 and has scored three goals in 73 appearances for Mariners.
A statement from the A-League club read: “The Central Coast Mariners can today confirm that the Club has agreed to terms with English Premier League Club Manchester City for the transfer of 23-year-old midfielder Anthony Caceres that will take immediate effect.”
It’s expected that the Australian, who has not been capped by the national side, will be immediately loaned out to City’s sister club Melbourne City, who are owned by the City Football Group.
“We need to celebrate when players at the Central Coast Mariners are sold to bigger Clubs. It’s our charter. It’s our intent,” said Mariners head coach Tony Walmsley.
“When I brought Anthony Caceres to the Mariners his potential was obvious.
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