Melbourne Victory defender Thomas Deng is set to re-join the club after a loan spell with Dutch Eredivisie side PSV Eindhoven’s youth team Jong PSV in 2016/17.
Deng made five appearances for Jong PSV this season after being fielded for 13 games for Victory in the previous campaign, impressing coach Kevin Muscat.
The Big V may well need him after defenders Nick Ansell, Daniel Georgievski and Alan Baro were all part of the eight players confirmed to have left the club last week.
The Kenyan-born South Sudanese-Aussie has experience in the Young Socceroos, Olyroos and notably played in the final two minutes of the 2015 FFA Cup Final 2-0 win against Perth Glory.
Victory confirmed today Former Perth Glory and Socceroo Rhys Williams would join the club as revealed by FourFourTwo last week.
Defenders James Donachie and Jason Geria still remain at the club while Georgievski left the club with a bang, claiming the Joe Marston Medal in the losing grand final to Sydney FC a fortnight ago.