Central Coast Mariners have parted ways with winger Fabio Ferreira after being unable to compete with an offer from overseas.
Fairfax Media can reveal the 27-year-old is set to sign a lucrative deal in Malaysia and has been granted a release to take it up.
The Mariners were prepared to offer a new deal, but could not compete with the one coming from a Malaysian club.
While disappointed with the loss, his departure gives the A-League side a full allocation of five visa-players for next season.
Coach Paul Okon departed for Europe this week to begin a scouting trip for next season's recruitment plan and is set to land in Spain on Friday.