Wanderers keep eye open for new marquee

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Western Sydney chief executive John Tsatsimas insists the A-League club will look at "every opportunity" to add a high-profile marquee to unveil for their return to Wanderland.

The Wanderers on Monday confirmed striking a 10-year deal with Bankwest Stadium to play all their A-League home games at the new $330 million venue.

But with the side on track to miss the finals for the third successive season, the focus will likely turn to who will star for the club in their new digs.

"We expect success, we demand success, and our fans are no different. I think we're all on the same page in that regard," Tsatsimas said.

"No one wants to come second and no one wants to not make the finals.

"The board is quite clear in terms of, they want to be at the business end of the season and they were very successful in doing that for a long period of time."

Marquee striker Oriol Riera is the team's leading goalscorer but comes off-contract at the end of the season and is unlikely to be offered a new deal.

Fellow import Alex Baumjohann has struggled to maintain peak fitness, while Spanish defender Raul Llorente has featured just once in the past month.

Roly Bonevacia is the only other foreigner without a deal beyond the end of the season, but has improved with the club's form over the past month.

And while Tsatsimas is open to dipping into the same marquee fund Melbourne Victory used to net Keisuke Honda, he is wary of setting unrealistic expectations.

"It depends who's available at any given point in time. But also, you need to be realistic in terms of what you can deliver," he said.

"Don't forget that Honda was a league acquisition. We'll be looking at every available opportunity that's reasonable and can be integrated into our program."

Source AAP