Sydney FC have confirmed Brazilian striker Deyvison Rogerio "Bobo" da Silva as their major overseas recruit for the coming A-League season.
The parlous state of Brisbane's finances is set to be laid bare as the A-League club begin sifting through the wreckage of Daniel Cobb's reign.
Adelaide United is reportedly waiting on an answer from German international Kevin Kuranyi to become the club's full-season guest marquee player.
Derbies between Western Sydney and Sydney FC at ANZ Stadium could become the norm if the opening-round A-League fixture attracts a huge crowd.
A new consortium of local business identities is keen to buy embattled A-League club Brisbane after Daniel Cobb's sacking as Roar managing director.
Daniel Cobb has quit as Brisbane's managing director and he will submit a final "take it or leave it" offer to buy the A-League club from the Bakries.