How Harry got to the A-League

August 20, 2011
By Guy Hand
The Harry Kewell-to-Melbourne Victory deal - perhaps the biggest signing of any Australian football code - started with dinner at a Melbourne restaurant in June.

It ended with a phone call to Victory coach Mehmet Durakovic on Friday night - more than two months later.

"Mehm, it's Harry Kewell. I've just agreed, I'm coming to Melbourne Victory."

In between were negotiations as complex as the final deal reached - driven by Kewell's agent Bernie Mandic and eventually ...

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