The A-League is now familiar for all Indian football fans. From Del Piero to Adam La Fondre plenty of stars have come to the subcontinent after their spell down under. Some great players who have graced the Indian Super League in recent years have also been standout performers in the A-League.
The huge dip in the A-League salary cap led to a massive influx of A-League talent to Indian shores last season. The Indian clubs however saw this financial problem as an opportunity to fill their mandatory Asian slot and some went even further and purchased top foreign stars who were on huge wages.
The relation between Indian Super League clubs and A-League clubs is constantly on the rise as more and more deals materialize each year. The A-League has a lot of quality players who can be a massive hit in the Indian Super League. In this article, we take a look at 3 A-League players that Indian Super League clubs should target.
Bruno Fornaroli (Perth Glory)
The Uruguayan has been one of the A-League’s finest center-forwards of all time. Known for his astonishing goal poaching quality and sharp pirouettes Bruno Fornaroli is a treat to watch. The former Sampdoria man arrived in Australia to represent the city group owned Melbourne City and was an instant hit among the fans as he netted 23 goals in his debut campaign. The talismanic striker lovingly known as El Tuna holds the record for the most consecutive appearances for the Melbourne-based side.
Fornaroli’s club record of 57 goals was broken today (13th May) by Australian striker Jamie Maclaren who is on red hot form in the ongoing A-League Season. The Ongoing season of the A-League is Fornaroli’s 2nd season away from Melbourne as he joined Perth Glory in the 19/20 season. Fornaroli is currently at 3rd position in the A-League top scorer chart with 10 goals.