Graham Arnold, the coach of the Australian national team, has spoken about youngster Garang Kuol.
The recently signed Newcastle United youngster, who is on loan at Hearts in Scotland, has experienced a meteoric rise in football in the past 12 to 24 months.
However, Arnold believes that linking up with the Socceroos for international games could help him develop his game at an even better pace.
As per footballscotland, he said: “Garang, at this moment, I think it’s good for him to come back and be in camp. and be around the boys, and we pick up his energy a little bit.
“He’s had a bit of a tough start at Hearts. The Scottish game, and the way that it’s played, is completely different to Australia, so it’s going to take a little bit of time for him to settle in with that and obviously learn that.
“I know the expectations of the kid are always very, very high, and going to Hearts I can imagine that was exactly the same, so it’s a learning process for Garang and making sure that he can deal with it and we can be here to help him deal with it.
“I could either let him go with the Under-23s, or bring him here with us, because the Under-23s will have camp at the same time in Italy.
“For him to come back to us and again to be part of the Socceroos squad that did well at the World Cup, and give him one of the first chances, is important for him as well.”