The Covert Agent: Liam Rose secures European move to Armenian top flight

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Goal's resident spy exclusively reveals the young Australian is set to test himself in Europe

After not renewing his contract with Central Coast Mariners, Liam Rose is bound for the Armenian first division as he looks to break into Europe.

The Covert Agent can reveal Rose will leave from Sydney for Armenia today and is looking to use the league as a pathway to the more lucrative Russian League.

Just 21, Rose has already played four seasons in the A-League for the Mariners amassing 71 appearances.

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The talented defensive midfielder saw his role reduced last season under Paul Okon, starting just nine games and playing once in the National Youth League. 

Rose will now head to the Armenian Premier League in search of more football and a clearer pathway to more elite European competitions.

The Armenian top flight consists of nine teams with the league winners earning passage to the UEFA Champions League's first qualifying round.