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Western Sydney Wanderers Complete Deal For Japan & Sanfrecce Hiroshima Attacking Midfielder

The Wanderers have signed Japan international Yojiro Takahagi for its Asian Champions League campaign.

The Western Sydney Wanderers have bolstered its Asian Champions League squad by signing Japanese international Yojiro Takahagi.

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The 28-year-old attacking midfielder has played 273 games for J-League side Sanfrecce Hiroshima and made his international debut in 2013.

Wanderers chief executive John Tsatsimas said the defending ACL champions were pleased to have signed Takahagi for the group stage and the round of 16.

“We are very pleased to have been able to do this piece of business in the transfer window,” said Tsatsimas.

“Takahagi is a very experienced and talented attacking player who has the versatility to play in a number of positions in the front third.

“We had the opportunity to play against him in the Round of 16 in last year’s Champions League so we know firsthand the player’s ability and attitude on the pitch and we are very excited for him to join the squad.”

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