Perth Glory owner Tony Sage hits out at Adam Taggart's exit

A big signing for John Aloisi's side as Glory are left reeling

After just releasing top scorer Massimo Maccarone, Brisbane Roar have swiftly named his replacement announcing that Australian striker Adam Taggart will join the club on a two-season deal.

Taggart has spent the past two years at Perth Glory scoring 21 goals across 38 appearances after returning from a stint with Fulham that was scuppered by injury.

Off contract at the end of this season, the 24-year-old opted to depart the club that is currently without a coach in the wake of Kenny Lowe's sacking.

Glory owner Tony Sage is less than happy about the manner of Taggart's exit however calling the Socceroo a 'liar' and declaring his actions a 'two-fingered salute' to the club on social media.

Upon being unveiled as a Roar player for next season, Taggart expressed his excitement at linking up with such a historically successful club.

"I am delighted to be joining the three-time champions, Brisbane Roar for the next two seasons,” Taggart said.

"I’m ready to hit the ground running in pre-season and I’m excited for what the future holds.

"I cannot wait to start working with John [Aloisi] and the rest of the team as we push for a fourth championship.

"It’ll be a special moment for me when I get to run out onto Suncorp Stadium for the first time in orange.”

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Adam Taggart

Taggart started his A-League career with the Glory before spending two seasons with Newcastle Jets, making Roar his third A-League club.