Jake Brimmer (Melbouurne Victory)
Brimmer became just the second Australian since 2008 to win the Johnny Warren Medal as the A-League’s best player last season, and the fact he hasn’t been more prominently discussed as a Socceroos option has more to do with the nation’s fantastic depth in midfield, rather than any comment on his ability. The 24-year-old Melbourne Victory star is entering the prime of his career and he has an improved attack in front of him this season, led by marquee star Luis Nani. If Brimmer can pick up exactly where he left off, who knows?
Daniel Arzani (Macarthur FC)
The breakout star of Australia’s last World Cup campaign, it’s been pretty much downhill ever since. Having joined Macarthur FC this season after a sour end to his four-year stint at Manchester City, spent entirely on loan…