S.League 2017: Home United add Adam Swandi to strong squad, eye Hassan Sunny

Home now have a strong line-up for the 2017 S.League season.

Hassan Sunny
Hassan Sunny (R) is close to signing a deal with Home Reuters

Home United have signed young Singapore sensation Adam Swandi and are eyeing Singapore custodian Hassan Sunny in a bid to reclaim the S.League title in the upcoming season after a 14-year-gap.

Swandi, the 20-year-old midfielder, will join the likes of youngsters, Irfan Fandi and Ishkan Fandi - the sons of Singapore legend Ahmad Fandi. After making his international debut in 2013, the former Garena Young Lions midfielder has featured for the Lions four times and has the ability to a solid playmaker. He was also part of the U19 setup of French Ligue 2 club FC Metz from 2013 in a two-year-contract.

Home have already added firepower to their arsenal by signing the likes of Croatian striker Stipe Plazibat, who ended up with 15 goals for Hougang United last season, and Singapore international Izzdin Shafiq and Christopher van Huizen.

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Hassan, who was in lookout for a S.League contract after his stint with recently-relegated Thai league club Army United, is also likely to sign a deal with Home, according to Today Online.

Swandi expressed delight over his signing and said he was looking forward to sharing the dressing room with senior figures at Home.

"I feel absolutely excited for the new season as it is the first for me playing for a club in the S.League other than the Young Lions. I am very grateful to Home for giving me the opportunity to play with such experienced players," Swandi said, as quoted by the news daily.

"I really hope to be able to perform at my best and get goals and assists for the team. I am going to focus on my performance and work as hard to reach my goal, which is to be a national team regular."