Australian football star Nathan Burns has moved to a Japanese side, reports confirm. The player opted out of likely deals in Australia to move to Japan where he would feature for Sanfrecce Hiroshima. “I am honoured [to join] Sanfreece Hiroshima, which is one of the most successful clubs in Japan,” a statement credited to the player is on the club’s website. Burns is expected to help the J-League side with their ambitions. The club confirmed the move for the 29-year old on Thursday. He was recently released from the deal he had with FC Tokyo but there were reports of offers in the A-League where he was expected to move to.