Melbourne City have made their first major move of the A-League offseason, releasing skipper Michael Jakobsen to join rivals Adelaide United.
The Danish central defender, 32, has traded A-League homes on the basis of the certainty of a two-year contract.
And there could yet be movement in the opposite direction.
City are interested in Reds defender Ersun Gulum, who may be keen to move to his hometown of Melbourne, with no deal yet agreed.
City have released Jakobsen believing they can yet trade...