• Xavi Torres playing for Sporting Gijon (Action Plus)
Perth Glory now have three Spaniards on their list after signing former La Liga veteran midfielder Xavi Torres for the 2017-2018 A-League season.

The 30-year-old spent last season playing for Sporting Gijon, after previous stints at Barcelona, Malaga, Levante, Getafe and Real Betis.

During his time at Barcelona, Torres featured regularly for the reserve team coached by Pep Guardiola and made his senior debut for the Catalan giants in 2009.

He joins fellow Spaniards Diego Castro and recruit Andreu at Perth Glory.

As revealed by The World Game, Castro gave Torres a glowing endorsement when the club was considering signing the Spaniard, with the pair playing together at Getafe.

Castro behind move to get La Liga veteran Xavi Torres to Perth Glory
Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi Torres could make his way to the A-League this season with discussions under way between the 30-year old and Perth Glory.

Torres flew into Perth with his partner over the weekend and will put pen to paper once he passes his medical.

"I'm really excited to be here," he said.

"I have heard good things about the club and the league from Diego and Kenny Lowe and now I want to win things with Perth Glory."