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Meet Roy Krishna: A-league MVP is ATK's big signing

Roy Krishna
Roy Krishna has signed for ISL club ATK from A-league club Wellington Phoenix

In Roy Krishna's own words, "it's not often that little island boys get to the big stage."

Krishna officially sealed a one-year deal with Indian Super League side ATK this week, after confirming last month he would not be re-signing with the Wellington Phoenix. Seeking a move overseas, he reportedly turned down other offers, returning to his ancestral home.

"It was not just about me, it was about my family," he told New Zealand website Stuff. "Obviously my forefathers came from there 140 years ago,...

ATK signs A-League MVP Roy Krishna

Roy Krishna, Phoenix
Roy Krishna won both the A-League best player award and golden boot last season.

Indian Super League side ATK have signed the A-League's best player, Roy Krishna, from Wellington Phoenix on a one-year deal.

The Fiji international heads to Kolkata after a breakout season in Australia's top division, where he scored 18 goals on his way to winning the golden boot, as well as the Johnny Warren Medal.

"140 years ago my ancestors came to Fiji from Kolkata, India in search of better opportunities. Today marks the start of a similar journey," the 31-year-old said on Twitter.

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Luke DeVere swaps Brisbane for Wellington

ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno sifts through the latest transfer rumours, including where Matthijs de Ligt will land in the summer transfer window.

Wellington Phoenix have replaced the A-League's most prolific player with one of the unluckiest after the recruitment of defender Luke DeVere.

Central defender DeVere will effectively cover the departure of Phoenix skipper Andrew Durante, after he agreed to a one-season deal with the Kiwi club.

The 29-year-old DeVere will hope the move results in a change of fortune after being dogged by knee problems over the past five seasons with Brisbane Roar, having made just 45 appearances.

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Western United confirm Andrew Durante signing

ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno sifts through the latest transfer rumours, including where Matthijs de Ligt will land in the summer transfer window.

Veteran defender Andrew Durante's move to new A-League club Western United has been confirmed.

Wellington Phoenix captain Durante departed the New Zealand-based club earlier this month after 11 seasons and will join former coach Mark Rudan at the expansion team.

He'll also team up with former Phoenix teammates Filip Kurto and Max Burgess at United.

"I'm looking forward to stepping out of my comfort zone and into a new environment where I believe I can add significant value," the 37-year-old said.

Jaushua Sotirio signs for Wellington

Western Sydney's Jaushua Sotirio
Jaushua Sotirio has joined Wellington Phoenix from the Western Sydney Wanderers.

Wellington Phoenix have clambered back up off the canvas with the signing of forward Jaushua Sotirio, from Western Sydney, on a one-year deal.

A day after talismanic captain Andrew Durante and striker David Williams announced their departures from the Kiwi club, Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay has responded by unveiling a fresh face for his attack.

Sydney-born right winger Sotirio scored 11 goals across 81 league appearances for the Wanderers but could not nail down a consistent starting role. That trend...