Football fans around the country will hold their breath in the coming weeks to see whether Harry Kewell will return home to the A-League.
The Socceroos veteran touched down in Melbourne last week for private sponsorship commitments, but is believed to be open to discussing a deal with either the Western Sydney Wanderers or Melbourne Heart.
Both clubs have room to accommodate the 34-year-old veteran in their squads with neither team fielding an Australian marquee player.
Kewell left Melbourne Victory in June to return to England to be closer to his wife's sick mother.
Since then the former Liverpool winger has struggled to find a new club with only Blackburn, Stoke City and Swindon Town reportedly showing interest.
Western Sydney Wanderers executive chairman Lyall Gorman said in the media last week the club was open to discussion with Kewell but hadn't had any contact the player's representatives.
A return home to Western Sydney would be a fitting way for Kewell to wind down his career, having grown up in Smithfield and formerly playing with Marconi as a junior.
Kewell has publicly stated he'd like to play on until the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and a contract with the Wanderers would be an enticing offer.
So far the Wanderers have struggled to score goals in their first four A-League outings and Kewell could be a good attacking option for coach Tony Popovic.
The Wanderers broke their goal scoring drought on Saturday with a 1-0 win against reigning champions Brisbane Roar.