“We bring the best footballers in the world to Australia” Sydney FC CEO Danny Townsend on Usain Bolt
Sydney FC’s 2018-19 squad features ex-Premier League striker Adam Le Fondre and Dutch international Siem de Jong. World Cup winners Fernando Torres and Andres Iniesta were also targeted by the club in the off-season
So when asked about the Usain Bolt experiment, Townsend said that it wasn’t a bad move from the Central Coast Mariners and responded by saying Sydney FC bring the best footballers in the world to Australia.
Townsend also spoke about producing players.
“We spend a lot of time developing talent through our academy and we like to demonstrate the pathways there are for footballers rather than other sports people”.