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Faubert on trial - in Scotland

Filed: Tuesday, 16th February 2016
By: Staff Writer

Former Hammer Julien Faubert could be poised for a return to British football - with Scottish Premier League side St Johnstone.

The French midfielder, now 32, is a free agent having been released by Bordeaux last year. And it was confirmed by the Perth-based club this morning that the former French international had joined The Saints on a week's trial.

Cheekily dubbed as 'Real Madrid's ex-French international', Faubert was one of four triallists to feature for St Johnstone's Under 20s clash with Hearts last night - a game The Saints won 2-1.

"It was a hard-earned victory for the lads," said Academy Head Alistair Stevenson. "Hearts played well and were lively in the first half but we managed to contain them and after the interval we just got stronger and stronger as it went on, making lots of very good chances. We were worthy winners in the end."

Faubert - who featured alongside fellow triallists Daniel Adejo and Liam Caddis - could be signed in time to feature for The Saints as soon as this weekend, with manager Tommy Wright confirming that he hopes to secure the capture of an experienced wide man as soon as possible.

"For a variety of reasons we weren't able to get players in at the end of the window," said Wright. "All three triallists come with good pedigrees."

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