Fiorentina swoop for Josh Brillante
Josh Brillante appears set to become the next promising Newcastle Jets player to leave the club, with a move to Italian side Fiorentina reportedly imminent.
MORE: Mensur Kurtisi tipped to join Brisbane Roar The versatile youngster, able to play in defence and midfield, was chosen in Ange Postecoglou's expanded 30-man Socceroos training squad ahead of the FIFA World Cup. And although the 21-year-old didn't make the plane to Brazil, he could soon be bound for Serie A, with Vincenzo Montella's side having sealed a deal for the Bundaberg-born Jet, according to Fox Sports. Having impressed for the Young Socceroos at the Under-20 World Cup in June last year, Brillante earned his first senior Australia cap in a 4-3 loss to China at the East Asian Cup a month later in the Korea Republic.