Sydney FC coach Ante Juric expects to lose as many as 4 key gamers from his trophy-laden A-League Ladies squad forward of subsequent season.
Juric now has two championships and three premierships after Sydney beat Western United 4-0 in Sunday’s grand closing at CommBank Stadium.
However he should rejuvenate his squad with the likes of Matildas winger Cortnee Vine amongst these poised to draw consideration from abroad.
“There’s about 4 gamers off contract they usually’re massive weapons. So we have to try to get them again,” Juric advised reporters.
“I do not need to lose anybody however clearly, folks need to go their very own path, as a result of they’re fairly younger, within the early phases of their careers.
“I am anticipating possibly shedding two. The opposite two we will try to struggle for but when they need to go, they go.
“We have got to try to get somebody in, most likely should be a foreigner this time. Though I attempt to get loads of Australians, however loads of different groups are beginning to get foreigners and it is getting a bit robust.
“So, I will need to look into it. We’re most likely going to lose 4, the remainder are all signed. So it is good for us.”
Vine seems destined for a transfer abroad, if she needs it.
“I am hoping she stays for subsequent 12 months however she’s one which will probably be a bit robust to retain,” Juric stated.
“However we will desk one thing to her and hopefully she does keep. As a result of she does adore it right here.
“However in saying that, she does need to problem herself in different methods possibly. However she’s received to make the suitable option to go to a good membership, not only a low-key membership.”
Vine would not be drawn on her future, with the Ladies’s World Cup lower than three months away.
“I really do not know what I am doing,” she stated.
“I’ve received the World Cup developing and that is what I am actually specializing in proper now. And past that, I am undecided what’s occurring.”
Participant of the match Madison Haley hopes to come back again for a second ALW season.
Playmaker Mackenzie Hawkesby is signed for subsequent season however will doubtless appeal to consideration whereas Rachel Lowe was unsure whether or not she would return however is in talks about her future.
Hawkesby was assured the Sky Blues might go once more, given Juric’s skill to deliver a staff collectively and revel in such success.
“It is so particular as a result of on the finish of the day we had been nobodies earlier than we got here to this staff,” she stated.
“I feel we’ll retain loads of our gamers however finish of the day I feel we have left a reasonably good legacy.”
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