Australians tight-lipped over Valletta move for Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt

Australians tight-lipped over Valletta move for Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt

Australians tight-lipped over Valletta move for Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt

"I don't want to make a big fuss, I want him to sign the contract, get on the flight, arrive in Malta and train, because we need to prepare for the Super Cup".

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Valletta, who have boasted "UEFA Champions League aspirations" since being taken over by UAE group Sanban, were said to have offerred Bolt a two-year deal.

Agent Tony Rallis, who is representing Bolt while he is in Australia, had told ESPN earlier on Monday that "there is a club in Europe that has offered Bolt a two-year deal".

Soon after retiring from his sprinting career, Bolt had made it public that he was looking to have a professional career in football.

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Slimen said Bolt still had to improve his footballing skills, but said he was inspired by the former sprinter's jubilant celebrations - including the trademark lightning bolt victory pose - after the goals. "Okay then", Bolt further said.

The 100m world record holder scored twice for the Mariners on Friday in a friendly match against Macarthur South West which ended as a 4-0 win.

"My first start and scoring two goals, it's a good feeling", he said via Mariners' official Twitter account after the game.

Bolt remains a trialist with the Mariners, rather than a contracted player.

"The ball is very much in the Mariners court".

The 32-year-old Jamaican has repeatedly expressed his hope to win a contract ahead of the Mariners' 2018-19 A-League campaign which kicks off this weekend.

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