Two midfielders commit to Adelaide United

Vince Lia and Lachlan Brook have signed contract extensions with Adelaide United, the Hyundai A-League club confirmed on Wednesday.

Lia, 34, has penned a one-year extension having made 38 appearances in total for United after joining in 2017 following a decade-long stint with Wellington Phoenix.

Meanwhile, talented 18-year-old and Australia U17 international Brook has re-signed for a further two seasons.

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Brook made his debut as a 16-year-old in the Reds' AFC Champions League clash with Chinese Super League outfit Jiangsu Suning on May 9 2017, a night that saw him become the second youngest player ever to represent the club.

"Retaining both Vince and Lachlan was very important for us," said Bruce Djite, who was appointed Adelaide's new Director of Football on Monday.

“Vince’s vast experience in the A-League goes far-beyond his quality on the pitch, his leadership in and around the changeroom is priceless.

“On the other hand, Lachlan’s undoubted potential, work ethic, and willingness to develop his football should excite all Adelaide United supporters. Lachlan has been consistently showing his ability in our youth team and we look forward to developing his game further."

Adelaide United midfielder Vince Lia gets a shot at goal.
Lia, 34, has penned a one-year extension with the Reds