Hearts take Alhagi Touray on trial as Craig Levein runs rule over Spanish striker

Hearts have taken a teenage Spanish striker on trial after he scored 20 goals in 16 games this season.

Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 11:56 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 12:17 pm

Alhagi Touray has been in blistering form with Catalan-based Santvicenti in Spain’s lower leagues and joined Hearts at their winter training camp near Murcia.

Manager Craig Levein is casting his eye over the 19-year-old and will keep tabs on him.

It is likely that Touray would need to prove himself at reserve level first were he to sign for the Edinburgh club.

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Craig Levein is running the rule over a teenaged Spanish striker. Picture: SNS Group

“We are looking at a young Spanish striker. I am using the fact we are over here in Spain to have a look at him,” confirmed Levein.

Santvicenti posted a message on their website offering the player best wishes: “From the club, we wish you a lot of luck in the training sessions you will do with the Scottish club this week. You deserve it.”