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.
Australian head coach Ange Postecoglou says the A-League matches up with the likes of overseas leagues.
Brisbane Roar managing director Daniel Cobb is set for a showdown with the A-League side's Indonesian owners to discuss the club's ongoing crisis.