All Whites midfielder Clayton Lewis confirms A-League move to Macarthur

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New Zealand international Clayton Lewis has signed a two-season deal with men’s A-League side Macarthur, confirming speculation he was set to join the club at the end of his Wellington Phoenix contract.

Macarthur coach Mile Sterjovski described the signing of Lewis (26) as “valuable” after the midfielder had established himself as a regular starter for the Phoenix during his three years there.

“Clayton is an international who brings in quality and experience. He has good passing range and can give us great deliveries with set pieces,” Sterjovski said.

“With a good preseason ahead, I can see him being a valuable member of the squad.”

Main photo: Clayton Lewis is confirmed as a Macarthur player. Photo credit: Macarthur Bulls.

Prior to joining the Phoenix, Lewis played for English club Scunthorpe United in League One, and for Auckland City where he won two OFC Champions League titles.

He has made 23 appearances for the All Whites.

Fellow international Oli Sail has also left the Phoenix to join Perth Glory while departing midfielder Steven Ugarkovic has yet to confirm his next club.

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