Michael Thwaite

Michael Thwaite arrives in Western Sydney after spending last season with Liaoning Whowin in the Chinese Super League.

The former Socceroo, who began his professional footballing journey in Western Sydney with Marconi Stallions, returns to the Hyundai A-League for a ninth season having notched up 183 appearances with Melbourne Victory, Gold Coast United and Perth Glory. 

The 34-year-old was a Hyundai A-League Championship winner with the Victory in 2008/09, and was named Gold Coast’s Player of the Year in 2010/11 and Perth’s Player of the Year in 2013/14.