The Central Coast Mariners signed Usain Bolt in August.
Keisuke Honda has been buried deep on AC Milan's bench after falling out with Serbian coach Sinisa Mihajlovic
Mario Balotelli is expected to start on the bench, at best, after missing several training sessions this week due to a slight muscle injury while playmaker Keisuke Honda missed training on Thursday with flu.
Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa netted a goal each to give Japan a 2-0 win over Jordan.
AC Milan are now only five points behind leaders Juventus, held 1-1 at Sassuolo on Saturday, while Roma put three unanswered goals past Chievo to reinforce their grip on second spot and reduce their deficit to a point.
AC Milan's third win of the season moved them up to provisional fifth place, four points behind leaders Juventus who host second-placed Roma in a top-of-the-table clash in Turin on Sunday.
After nearly four years with the reigning Russian champions, Honda has been eyeing Europe's top clubs as he looks ahead to next year's World Cup in Brazil.
Honda entered the game as a half-time substitute and opened the scoring five minutes later, heading home a Yuto Nagatomo cross at the far post.
The 27-year-old said contract details were "being settled", adding that his current club CSKA Moscow had demanded a five million euro transfer fee.
Domestic-based players will carry their nations' hopes at the July 20-28 tournament in Seoul and Hwaseong, which falls outside FIFA dates -- meaning clubs do not have to release their foreign stars.
Japan needed at least a point to clinch a spot in next year's World Cup in Brazil from Group B in Asian qualifying.
Japan's coach Alberto Zaccheroni and playmaker Keisuke Honda have vowed to come out fighting against former world champions France and Brazil, despite their underdog status.
Star midfielder Keisuke Honda said Japanese people are not patriotic enough, in comments published on Thursday after a controversial episode at the Olympics last month.
Shinji Kagawa, who is reportedly close to a deal with Manchester United, said he was annoyed about failing to score in Japan's 3-0 drubbing of Oman in their World Cup qualifier at the weekend.
Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni will rely heavily on Europe-based stars Shinji Kagawa and Keisuke Honda when his team faces Oman, Jordan and Australia in the last full round of Asian qualifying for the World Cup.
Cash-laden Paris Saint-Germain have earmarked 13 million euros ($16.9 million) to acquire Japan and CSKA Moscow midfielder Keisuke Honda, a Japanese daily reported on Thursday.