Janko untroubled by recent goal drought
It’s a big few weeks ahead for the likable Janko.
A decision over his future with the Sky Blues, Sunday's finale to the Australian season and his upcoming nuptials are all on the agenda.
The first assignment is Sunday’s blockbuster at a hostile and sold out AAMI Park against arch-enemy Victory.
While Janko picked up the Hyundai A-League golden-boot award for his 16-goal haul this season, he hasn’t found the back of the net in his last five appearances.
Though the Austrian doesn't sound overly concerned.
“As long as I’m having the chances in every game, which I am, it’s not concerning me,” he told reporters on Tuesday.
“The moment I stop having chances I should be worried. At the moment everything is good.
“If I’m not scoring, the guys next to me are stepping up and scoring some goals.
"At the end we are all celebrating together and hopefully it’s the same on Sunday.”
The question most Sydney FC fans want answered is whether the Austrian skipper will remain at the club next season.
It’s understood the Sky Blues have tabled a $1.4m deal for Janko to stay in the Harbour City for one more year.
Janko confirmed this week he has made a decision over his future but will hold off on an announcement until after the grand final.
The futures of other key attackers Bernie Ibini and Shane Smeltz are also up in the air for next season.
“It’s always bad to see good things splitting up," Janko said. "
"We don’t know anything about that yet, we all want to focus on the last game which is very important for the club, the fans and the players.
“We agreed to put everything negotiation-wise on hold and we’ll continue to speak about that after the last game.
“(My decision) is the right one for me…(but) at the moment there’s nothing to announce yet. I’m happy and I’m confident with my decision and I think it’s the right thing to do for me.”
One thing we can be sure of is Janko will tie the knot with fiancé Nina in Austria in early June.
His bride-to-be will miss this weekend’s grand final, already back in their homeland preparing for the couple’s big day.
“It will be very stressful for me because there’s also the national team games for Austria (in Euro 2016 qualifiers),” Janko said.
“We also have to prepare some things for the wedding. In Austria when you’re getting married you have to attend some classes with the priest, it’s quite annoying but it’s like that.
“We have to do I think six sessions for three or four hours. It’s quite a lot of time and it’s not easy to have that time, especially when you are a professional athlete.
“It’s the sacrifices you make to get married.”
Janko said he was unsure if his impending wedding would rule him out of the club’s high-profile fixtures against EPL giants Tottenham and Chelsea.