A-League outfit Brisbane Roar has completed Matti Steinmann’s signing ahead of the upcoming season. Steinmann represented SC East Bengal in the recently concluded 2020-21 edition of the Indian Super League (ISL). The 26-year-old is expected to join his new team during their pre-season camp in the coming weeks.
“We are excited to announce the signing of former Germany youth international Matti Steinmann for the next A-League season and beyond,”- Brisbane Roar FC
Steinmann already has prior experience of playing in the Australian top-flight league. He joined East Bengal in the ISL ahead of the 2020-21 season.
Steinmann’s performance in East Bengal
He made 17 appearances for the club in the previous campaign, notching four goals and three assists in the process. He also completed 724 passes with an accuracy of over 74%. Accounted for 3.12 tackles, 1.35 interceptions, and 1.18 clearances per game in the league.
“I had a good season with Wellington, really enjoyed playing in the A-League, and I heard good things from Scott Neville during my time in India about Brisbane, about the club, about the city,”- Matt
“I am very excited to fly over to Brisbane, start training with the boys and be on the pitch again. And I just want to be part of the team for this really good club. I’m still in touch every week with Scott and he tells me that there are so many young players who are pushing hard, that the club is building a strong squad for the years to come. I just can’t wait to start. The league is so interesting,”- Matt
At Brisbane Roar, he will team up once again with Scott Neville, who was also at East Bengal on a loan deal last season.