Federico Piovaccari

Western Sydney Wanderers' search for a new striker has finally ended, with Federico Piovaccari  signing on as the club's marquee player for the 2015-16 season.

Italian born Piovaccari has plied his trade in some of the best leagues in the world, including La Liga, Serie B and Lega Pro, as well as also playing in the group stage of the 2013-14 UEFA Champions League.

He has scored 84 goals in almost 300 appearances at club level.

Piovaccari  spent last season on loan at La Liga side SD Eibar from Sampdoria.

The 30-year-old said he was delighted to join the Wanderers.

"I'm really happy and can't wait to start this new challenge in my football career, I know it's going to be a wonderful experience for me and my family," Piovaccari  said.“I would like to thank the Club and Chairman for this opportunity, I'll do everything in my power to pay back their faith in me… Forza Wanderers!”