Scott Brown ’emerges as shock transfer target’ for A-League Hopefuls.

A-League hopefuls Western Melbourne – who could become one of two brand-new Australian top-flight teams – want’s to sign the Hoops legend.

They are targeting high profile players who are nearly at the end of their contracts, Brown’s deal expires in the summer, but he is already in talks with the board about a new deal and the potential to join the coaching staff.

An important person in Western Melbourne’s drive to get into the A-League is Lou Sticca – the agent who took Italian legend Alessandro Del Piero to Sydney FC in 2012.

The Australian FA will announce what two teams make it into the top-flight on Halloween – 31st of October.

Ex-Olympian Usain Bolt was on a trial with Central Coast Mariners recently, scoring two goals in a friendly playing alongside Ross McCormack.