Newcastle Jets sign explosive attacker Jaushua Sotirio

Newcastle Jets are pleased to announce the signing of Jaushua Sotirio for the next two seasons.

The 26-year-old joins the Jets after spending the previous three seasons with the Wellington Phoenix.

Sotirio has played a total of 146 games in the A-League scoring 25 goals.

Sotirio is excited to be joining the Jets and can’t wait to get to work under Manager Arthur Papas.

“I’m very excited to be joining the Jets. They have a great community behind them with passionate fans who create a great atmosphere at home games.

I can’t wait to work with Arthur Papas and his coaching staff. After speaking to him and hearing about his ambitions for the club I couldn’t wait to join. His attacking style of play suits me and I’m determined to help this club succeed.”

Jets Manager Arthur Papas is looking forward to having Sotirio join the club for the upcoming season.

“We are excited to welcome Jaushua Sotirio to the Newcastle Jets for the next two seasons. Jaushua is coming to us at a peak age and off the back of his most prolific season where he was joint top goal scorer at his last club. He has accumulated a lot of experience, is hardworking and possesses a mentality to succeed.”

“Football-wise we have gained an explosive player who can play across any position in the front third, possesses elite level physical qualities and compliments the way we want to evolve our football next season with and without the ball.