Date: 18th August 2009 at 10:57am
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Swansea City are currently trialling Austrian attacking midfielder Besian Idriza.

The 21 year-old has spent the last few days training with the Swans as he hopes to impress and earn himself a contract.

He is a tall, 6ft 2′ player who won Austria’s Player of the Year award in 2005 when he was playing for Linzer Stadion. His impressive performances caught the attention of Premiership side Liverpool who signed up in the same year.

He was never able to break into the first team at Anfield as an injury hindered his first season with the Reds. In 2007 though, he netted a hatrick in just 27 minutes in a friendly match at Wrexham.

He’s played in the Championship before when he was loaned out to Luton Town in 2006/07 and Crystal Palace the following season.

The 21 year-old has also represented his county at under-21 level, scoring 3 goals in 12 games.

Sousa told the Official site:

‘He’s not quite a striker but he is an attacking player,’ confirmed the Swans boss.

‘I know a lot about him and he is the sort of player that could fit into our squad.’




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