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Bangkok United want three Vietnamese internationals

Update: September, 10/2019 - 09:06


(From left to right) Vietnamese players Nguyễn Công Phượng, Nguyễn Văn Toàn and Lương Xuân Trường are watched by Bangkok United's scout. — Photo

HÀ NỘI — Local media has reported that three Vietnamese internationals have draw the attention of Thailand’s Bangkok United FC.

The trio are midfielder Lương Xuân Trường and striker Nguyễn Văn Toàn of local team Hoàng Anh Gia Lai FC and forward Nguyễn Công Phượng of Belgian side Sint Truidense.

Bangkok United’s coaching assistant and former national team player Panupong Wongsa was reportedly intrigued by their recent performances with the national team.

Speaking with media recently, Wongsa said Bangkok United head coach Alexandre Polking would strengthen his team with new names. Among them are three players from Việt Nam who won the AFF Cup 2018.

“Bangkok United is the suitable destination to these players. With their service, the team will be stronger in their run to take the national league trophy in the next season. Bangkok United will keep an eye on them in the coming transfer window,” Wongsa was quoted as saying on

Bangkok United are currently fourth in the Thai top-flight with 41 points after 25 matches. Buriram United, Trường’s former club, are top with 48 points. — VNS

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