Perth Glory have signed journeyman goalkeeper Liam Reddy for the 2016-17 A-League season as Kenny Lowe's recruitment drive continues.
Glory will be Reddy's eighth A-League club, with the 34-year-old set to provide experience alongside Perth's other goalkeepers Jordan Thurtell (19) and Nick Feely (24).
Lowe insisted, however, that Reddy's greater experience doesn't make him a certainty to be Glory's number one.
"The top spot is open. You have to earn it," Perth's coach said in a statement.
"Yes, Liam is a veteran when you look at his stats but it's up to the other lads to push him and keep him honest, so I expect all the guys to fight for their place."
Reddy's signing effectively spells the end of Ante Covic's time in Western Australia, with the veteran gloveman having started 28 matches for Glory last season, while Perth were also interested in signing Mark Schwarzer but the ex-Socceroos goalkeeper rejected their overtures.
Glory's other goalkeeper from last season - Jerrad Tyson - has already left the club for Western Sydney Wanderers.
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Reddy started the 2015-16 campaign with Central Coast Mariners but after falling out with the club, he eventually joined Western Sydney.
The goalkeeper becomes Lowe's fourth new signing since the end of last season alongside Rhys Williams, Chris Herd, English full-back Joseph Mills and Feely.
Reddy believes Glory will be serious title contenders in the 2016-17 campaign.
"The club has assembled a strong squad for the year and I'm really excited to be part of a Perth Glory that is showing it means business on and off the park," he said.
Reddy made six appearances for the Wanderers, while he has also played for Newcastle Jets, Brisbane Roar, Wellington Phoenix and Sydney FC.