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Charlie Austin, 33, completes free transfer to Swindon Town as he rejoins old club two weeks after Brisbane Roar release

, Charlie Austin, 33, completes free transfer to Swindon Town as he rejoins old club two weeks after Brisbane Roar release

CHARLIE AUSTIN has rejoined Swindon Town more than a decade after leaving the club.

The 33-year-old striker left Brisbane Roar two weeks ago due to family reasons following a brief six-month stint with the Australian outfit.

Charlie Austin’s return to Swindon Town has been confirmed

He spent two seasons with the English outfit between 2009 and 2011

Now he is back in England with fourth-tier side Swindon – who he previously played for in League One between 2009 and 2011.

Austin scored a superb 37 goals in 65 appearances for the Robins before leaving for Burnley.

Since then, he has gone on to play for QPR twice, Southampton and West Brom.

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Just 11 games for Brisbane Roar preceded the return to Swindon – who currently sit fifth in League Two, 14 points behind table toppers Leyton Orient.

And Austin, who was called up to the England squad back in 2015, is excited to return to the Wiltshere club.

Speaking about his comeback, he tweeted: “Delighted to finally get the deal sorted and be able to announce it, a new chapter in the footballing book but also a revisit to another one.

“Look forward to get started in a couple of weeks time.”

Manager Scott Lindsey added: “I’m delighted to have Charlie onboard and this is a really top signing for the football club.

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“His career speaks for itself and he’s a natural goal scorer with a lot still to offer.

“His experience both on and off the pitch will be invaluable and play a key part in driving us forward for the remainder of the season.”

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The completion of Austin’s return is subject to EFL approval and international clearance.

, Charlie Austin, 33, completes free transfer to Swindon Town as he rejoins old club two weeks after Brisbane Roar release
Austin will be hoping to hit the ground running upon his return to Swindon

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