Filip Nguyen is one of oversea Vietnamese players who wants to play for Vietnam (Photo: bongdaplus.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s head coach Park Hang-seo will travel to Europe in the coming days to meet overseas Vietnamese players who are looking for a slot in the national team.

Park will be scouting goalkeeper Filip Nguyen in the Czech Republic and striker Alex Dang in Norway.

27-year-old Filip, 1.9m, plays for Slovan Liberec FC, who have a chance of qualifying for the Europa League next season.

Meanwhile, Alex, 29, scored 13 goals for Nest-Sotra last season.

According to the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF), Park will also meet with other players during his time in Europe.

Vietnam and the U23 squads will be announced later this month.

The national team will compete at the King’s Cup in Thailand from June 5-8 while the U23s will play a friendly against Myanmar on June 7 in Hanoi.-VNA