Bruce Djite without a club after difficult stint in Indonesia

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The Australian striker is now a free agent

Nine games without a goal for Indonesian club PSM Makassar has seen Australian striker Bruce Djite shown the door.

The 31-year-old joined PSM earlier this year after two seasons in South Korea with Suwon Bluewings where he scored 11 goals across 39 games. 

Prior to that, Djite spent five years in Adelaide with the Reds - sealing the A-League championship in his final season with the club.

Hamstrung by injury since he made the move to Indonesia however, Djite couldn't find the back of the net and has since been replaced in the PSM squad by Hong Kong international Alessandro Leonardo.

The nine-time Socceroo is now a free agent with former club Adelaide notably short of strikers with George Blackwood and an injury-prone Baba Diawara their only recognised number nines. 

Djite began his professional career with the Reds in 2006 before a short stint in Turkey with Gençlerbirliği and one season with Gold Coast United. 

Late last year Djite was linked to a potential Adelaide return and while that didn't eventuate, Djite has previously said he's keen to end his career in the A-League.

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“I look forward to playing in the A-League again sometime,” Djite told the Daily Football Show in November 2017.

“I’d like to stay abroad for another couple of seasons and look to come back.

“That’s the sort of blueprint that we’re working towards."

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