St Johnstone could be set to add former Israel Under 21s international Tomer Altman to their ranks, according to a report, as Callum Davidson looks to bring in reinforcements.
The midfielder is a free agent after leaving Maccabi Tel Aviv and, according to the Scottish Sun, Davidson’s side are eyeing a move for the 23-year-old after a spell training with the Perth side.
The Israeli also holds a Portuguese passport which Saints hope will boost his chances of getting a work permit and securing a contract in Scotland after only making a single appearance for his previous club.
With Altman being a free agent, Saints won’t need to wait for the January transfer window to open to register the midfielder, if they can get a work permit secured, with Davidson’s side looking to repeat last season’s historic double cup success this term.
St Johnstone face Celtic this weekend and Davidson took in the Parkhead side’s win over Ferencvaros earlier in the week in the Europa League as he prepared for the Premiership clash.
Davidson was impressed with what he witnessed in Glasgow’s East End hailing Jota’s assist for the opening goal was “magnificent.”
“I was at the Celtic game and had the afternoon off work! But of course, I was still working, looking at Celtic ahead of Saturday’s game,” Davidson said.
“But their attacking style of football was really good. The through ball from Jota for the first was magnificent.
“If you look at a textbook counter-attack goal that was the one – the movement was fantastic, great ball, great first touch, great finish. All-round very good.”
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