Matic Paljk pri Swanseaju

Iz prve roke smo izvedeli da bo tamkajšnjega premierligaša okrepil slovenski mladi reprezentant Matic Paljk. Gre za mladega slovenskega reprezentanta in nekdanjega člana obalnega ligaša, ki je po že nam vsem poznani usodi Kopra dobil proste roke. Mladi levo nogi 20-letni branilec je imel tako pri izbiri novega kluba povsem proste roke, pred kratkim je bil na preizkušnji pri Swanseaju, kjer je očitno zadovoljil strokovno vodstvo. Sprva naj bi nastopal za ekipo do triindvajsetega leta (U-23), napredovanje v prvo ekipo pa bo odvisno od njegovih predstav.


Swansea City are set to sign Slovenian defender Matic Paljk.

The 20-year-old full-back is able to join outside the transfer window because he is a free agent having parted company with his former club in Slovenia, FC Koper.

Paljk recently had a trial with the Swans’ Under-23 side.

Paperwork is due to be completed this week with the player expected to initially feature for Swansea’s Under-23s rather than the first team.

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The left-back will link up with the club’s under-23 team, with Paljk having undergone a successful trial with the Swans which included claiming an assist in the Premier League 2 Division 1 victory over Derby County at the Liberty.

The 20-year-old started his career with FC Koper – where he made 17 first-team appearances in his native Slovenia – before a nine-month loan with Italian Serie B side Spezia’s under-19s.

Paljk is able to join the Swans while the transfer window is closed as he has been a free agent since leaving Koper this summer.
“It is like a dream come true to sign with a Premier League team,” he said.

“It was great to play in that game against Derby and to get an assist. I had to come off with a slight injury but I am fit now and hope to have more opportunities soon.

“It has been great to get to know the lads over the last few weeks. Adnan (Maric) and Gregor (Zabret) have been helping me settle in.

“Now it is on me to show what I can do. I know I will have to work hard with the under-23s during this campaign to prove myself.”


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