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Swansea City To Hand Trial To Dutch Striker

Swansea City To Hand Trial To Dutch Striker

Swansea City are set to give a trial to Dutch striker John Verhoek.

The 19 year-old will spend time at the club next week, and says he is hopeful of landing a deal with a British club:

'I think that English football is for me,'

'I am big and strong, but I need to show it in training.

'I have already spoken with Mark Robins, the manager of Rotherham, and he told me he needs a physical striker.

'And next week I will try Swansea, and I will give everything I can to earn a deal.'


Verhoek has played in the second tier of Dutch football this season, with FC Dordrecht but failed to score a single goal.

Birmingham showed an interest in the youngster last Summer but he opted to stay in his home country.

He will also spend time with Rotherham on trial.



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Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Wednesday January 7 2009
Time: 10:03PM

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scoring no goals this season isn't encouraging but lets wait and see how good he is. doubt we'll hand him a deal though
GThomas
07/01/2009 22:14:00
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If Martinez opts to sign than surely as a prospect for the future only. Unproven youngster can't sort our our problems up front immediately.
Czech_Jack
08/01/2009 07:11:00
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