City sign Caceres on loan from EPL giants

Melbourne City FC has signed midfielder Anthony Caceres on loan from Manchester City for the remainder of the Hyundai A-League 2015/16 season.

Caceres­, 23, arrives at Melbourne City FC after playing 62 matches across four seasons with the Central Coast Mariners.

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He will link up with John van’t Schip’s squad this week and will be available for selection ahead of the club’s Australia Day Eve clash against Wellington Phoenix, next Monday 25 January at AAMI Park.

One of Australia’s emerging talents, Caceres began his career as a member of the Mariners’ Foxtel National Youth League squad, before signing a senior contract with the club in 2012.

He was a member of the Mariners’ squad during the club’s Championship winning season in 2012/13, before enjoying a breakout season during the 2014/15 campaign, featuring in 26 of the Mariners’ 27 matches on his way to claiming the 2015 Mariners Medal.

Caceres, who signed with Manchester City last Friday from Central Coast Mariners, will wear the number 29 and will commence training with Melbourne City immediately.