OFFICIAL: Melb City unveil Nicolas Colazo

One of the worst-kept secrets in the A-League has been confirmed with the Boca Juniors winger moving to Melbourne on loan

Melbourne City have finally confirmed the signing of winger Nicolas Colazo after he passed his medical with the A-League club.

Colazo has joined City on a one-season loan deal from Boca Juniors, with the Argentine taking one of the Bundoora-based club's marquee slots.

Bruno Fornaroli is City's other marquee player, while Tim Cahill has been signed as a guest marquee.

Over a week after Colazo's wife posted on Twitter and Instagram that their family was moving to Australia and more than a fortnight since the 26-year-old's agent claimed a deal had been agreed, City unveiled the attacking midfielder on Tuesday.

"Nicolas will provide us with an important versatility on the left," City coach John van 't Schip said in a statement.

"He is able to play and transition well across attack and defence; qualities we require to further strengthen our squad and suit our style of play.

"Given his experience in South America and the fact he is still at an age we can maximise his potential, we believe Nicolas will be a strong contributor to our squad."

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Colazo is the second Argentine signed by City in the lead-up to the 2016-17 season, with attacking midfielder Fernando Brandan having also moved to Melbourne, while Van 't Schip has now filled his five import spots.

Thomas Sorensen, Michael Jakobsen and Fornaroli are the other three foreign players.

Colazo has played 117 matches in the Argentine Primera Division, with only a previous loan spell at All Boys breaking up his time at Boca.