Western Sydney Wanderers v Sydney FC, Sydney Derby: Buijs, Zullo, Wilkinson in contract talks

EXCLUSIVE: Saturday’s Sydney Derby is set to get even spicier with the news that three more stars could cross the divide.

Fox Sports has learnt about Western Sydney Wanderers’ official approach to Sydney FC to begin contract negotiations with Jordy Buijs, Michael Zullo and Alex Wilkinson.

The trio of first team stars are off contract in six months, meaning the Wanderers can and are commencing discussions to sign the players next season.

Intriguingly, Roly Bonevacia and Buijs are friends dating back to their time at NAC Breda in Holland.

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That adds further spice to the upcoming Sydney Derby, with Western Sydney struggling under new coach Josep Gombau and Sydney flying at the top of the A-League ladder.