Con Ouzounidis looking for right path to enter Olyroos squad

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One of many youngsters determined to join Graham Arnold’s Olyroos Olympics squad, Con Ouzounidis is currently fighting in Everton’s U-23’s to make a good impression.

Yet, the youngster may look to break off and explore other footballing options, understanding that first-team football is crucial to be noticed by the experienced coach.

Speaking to SBS World Game, Con denounced UK claims that he will be leaving England, saying the claims are premature “and doesn’t know where they’ve come from”.

“I’m playing week-in week-out right now but I’ll sit down with my family and agent soon to see what’s the best thing to do when the window opens,” Ouzounidis told The World Game.

Con Ouzounidis. Photo: Optus Sport

“Whether or not that’s to go and get experience of first-team football (on loan), whether it’s to move on (permanently) or whether it’s to stay at Everton, I don’t know.

“These are things I’ll talk to the club about and take it from there really.

“I’d love to break into that Olympic Games squad and if I’m playing first-team football it gives me a better chance of achieving that.

“It definitely factors into my thinking.”

Growing up in Sydney’s inner-west, Con has been backed previously by Australian great Tim Cahill. Whilst eligible for Greece, through his parents, Con hopes to follow in his mentors footsteps and play for Australia.

Sourced By: SBS World Game

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