The Central Coast Mariners are pleased to denote the signing of Christian Theoharous from Western United, joining the yellowish and navy until the extremity of the play with an enactment to extend.
An highly skilful attacker who tin divided defences with his footwork and composure, the youngster has acquisition not lone successful Australia but besides overseas.
Theoharous made his A-League debut for Melbourne Victory arsenic an 18-year-old, playing a important relation successful their 2017/18 play that ended with a championship, lone missing the last owed to injury. He besides featured six times for the nine successful the Asian Champions League.
His wide endowment caught the oculus of Bundesliga giants Borussia Monchengladbach, with the winger signing for the club. He spent 3 seasons with Borussia Monchengladbach II, earlier moving backmost to Australia for the 2021/22 play during the COVID-19 pandemic.
He signed a two-year assistance declaration for Western United, playing 4 times successful the A-league during his enactment astatine the club.
The Mariners person fought disconnected involvement from different teams astir the A-League contention to unafraid Theoharous’ signature, with the youngster deciding that the Mariners task is the 1 for him. The attacker is the cleanable property to articulation the Mariners young halfway arsenic helium looks to instrumentality his footballing vocation to the adjacent level.
The winger has besides had acquisition successful the Australian inferior acceptable up, playing 5 times for the nationalist nether 20’s side.
His earthy endowment and planetary acquisition volition complement the Mariners already firing beforehand enactment well, with the Central Coast presently starring the mode successful goals scored successful the Isuzu UTE A-League Men’s contention truthful acold this season. The youngster is besides versatile, having the capableness to play arsenic a helping backmost arsenic good arsenic successful the last third.
Theoharous is excited to beryllium joining the Mariners, anxious to deed the crushed moving arsenic we attack the mid-point of the season.
“Looking astatine wherever the nine is today, the opportunities that they springiness young players and conscionable from having a chat with Monty, the Mariners feels similar the cleanable fit,” helium said.
“The mode they play and the benignant that they play I judge suits maine perfectly, it was a nary brainer really. I can’t hold to get the shot underway and amusement everyone what I tin do.”
Mariners caput manager Nick Montgomery is pleased to person secured the signature of the youngster, knowing the endowment that helium possesses.
“We are highly excited to bring a subordinate of his endowment to the Mariners. It is wide helium has monolithic imaginable and we judge that together, if we tin unlock it, helium tin beryllium a aboriginal Socceroo,” Montgomery said.
“After speaking to him I judge helium volition acceptable into the radical perfectly, creating further contention for places.”
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