Perth Glory sign Hungarian international

Perth Glory FC has signed experienced central midfielder, Gyorgy Sandor, for the next two years.

The Ukranian-born Hungarian arrived in Perth this week and has been declared fit after undergoing a medical on Thursday.

Sandor, 31, arrived in Perth after steering high profile Hungarian club Videoton to this year's championship. The club is best known for reaching the 1985 UEFA Cup final against Real Madrid.

Sandor made 136 appearances for Videoton in the Hungarian top-flight, captaining the side for the past three and a half years.

He was also a member of the Litex Lovech side which won the 2009 Bulgarian Cup.

In Saudi Arabia in 2013, he helped former Al-Ittihad win the Kings Cup during a six-month loan stint.

Sandor, who was born in Ukraine, has represented Hungary nine times.

"I am thrilled to be in Western Australia and excited to be part of a new look Perth Glory this season,” Sandor said.

“Australia has always been on my travel plans and my wife and I are looking forward to experiencing what Perth has to offer.

"More importantly I am looking forward to being part of a team that I know will be pushing for finals this season.

"The A-League is a competition that’s growing fast in reputation in Europe and I have been keen to see what the hype is about and it would be fantastic for Perth Glory to be part of that excitement this season.”

Perth coach Kenny Lowe said Glory latest recruit had the right mix of quality and experience to be a real asset to the squad.

“Juri is a proven leader and winner and has played for his country so that shows the high esteem he is held in,” Lowe said.

“He will bolster the team in the middle of the park and his quality and experience will hopefully allow the team to control games.

Sandor is expected to join the squad at training on Friday.