Transfer news: City sign Aussie midfielder on loan

Melbourne City have today confirmed the signing of midfielder Stefan Mauk on a one-year loan deal from Dutch second division side N.E.C.


►Mauk, 21, returns to City where he emerged as a promising young attacking midfielder, making 47 senior appearances for the Club over four seasons.

►The midfielder made the move to Melbourne from his home state of South Australia as a 16-year-old, signing for the Club as part of the its Foxtel National Youth League side in 2012, via the Australian Institute of Sport.

►Mauk progressed to a senior deal in the 2013/14, although made his senior debut in the 2012/13 A-League season against Sydney FC.

►The 21-year-old made the move to the Netherlands with N.E.C., following a short stint with Adelaide United in 2016. 



“Stefan is a player who has previously been involved in the Club’s system and has worked with a number of our players in Australia’s national set-up – both for the underage teams and for the Socceroos,” City coach Warren Joyce said.

“We believe Stefan has the attributes to link well with our attacking players and provide a dynamic contribution to our team.”