New signing says Mark Rudan is the reason he’s at Phoenix

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Having lived and played in Sydney for the majority of his career, you would forgive a player for being sceptical about a move abroad to Wellington Phoenix.

Not Max Burgess though, as the 23-year-old midfielder is excited for what the future holds for him at Wellington.

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“I’m someone who embraces new challenges and is open to new experiences” said Burgess.

“The move to Wellington really enticed me because I want to challenge myself and come to a new country, a new city. I’ve been here for two weeks and it’s exciting to be in a professional environment. I’m really enjoying the transition.”

Burgess made the move to Wellington from his home-town Sydney just one week before the start of the A-League season and he says it happened really quickly.

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“I had just finished the NPL season with Sydney Olympic when I sat down with Mark Rudan: his intentions and his ethos were really captivating and exciting”, said Burgess.

“Mark has a winning mentality, an attention to the finer details and he’s really creating a hard work mentality at the club which is evident when we walk onto the field.

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That mentality will have to have a huge impact if they are to make the finals in a very competitive A-League.

Many pundits aren’t expecting Wellington to break into the top six – and that alone can be enough to deter a player from going to a club – but Burgess says the Nix will use those words to their advantage.

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“You try not to let external thoughts penetrate the change room or your own psyche but I do think having those comments said about us as a group can be used as motivation.

“That thought process is led by everyone – it’s a selfless mentality”.

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