Three foreign players on Robert Alberts' radar

Malaysian Premier League champions Sarawak have set their eyes on three players to fill their foreign quota

At this time of year, as teams gear up for the 2014 season, everyone is scrambling to pick up the best possible players via transfer to strengthen their squad to the fullest degree possible. With Sarawak, there's no exception.

The Crocs will look to acquire the best players possible in order to challenge for the Malaysian Super League title. With the new rule implemented by FAM which allowed all teams to have four foreign players in their squad, coach Robert Alberts will be looking to get a few top players from around the world to strengthen his squad.

According to Sarawakcrocs, three top players had been identified to be acquired via transfer in the coming weeks. They are Alireza Abbasfard, an Iranian centreforward, former Cardiff City defender Gábor Gyepes and Dutch striker Ronald Hikspoors.

All of them were seen having a trial with the the Crocs and Alberts was impressed with all three players.

It was also confirmed by Utusan Sarawak that Robert wants Gabor to fill in the defender slot left vacant by Guy Bwele. Gabor has played for a number of clubs in England before returning to Hungary as a free agent.

Former PSV Eindhoven player, Ronald Hikspoors still looks sharp and is very hard working on the pitch. However, Ronald may not be signed by the Crocs as Robert Alberts may choose to sign Alireza instead who will fit as an Asian foreign player.

Sarawak are currently finalising the deals for these players and are expected to make an official announcement by this Thursday.