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Sky Sports provides us with another link that might lead nowhere.

They are reporting that Fulham are one of a number of Premier League clubs planning to cast a watchful eye over striker Elyaniv Barda when Israel visit Windsor Park to play Northern Ireland tonight.

Barda, who currently plays in Belgium for Racing Genk, can play just behind the front two, on the wing or as a more orthodox striker. He began his career with his hometown side Hapoel Be’er Sheva, scoring 19 goals in 78 appearances. A move to Maccabi Haifa followed and Barda settled quickly, scoring twelve goals in 63 matches, as he helped them to two consecutive titles.

Barda then joined Hapoel Tel Aviv making his mark in the 2006-07 UEFA Cup, in which he scored three times as the Israeli side progressed past the group phase. He joined Genk on a three-year contract in 2007 and was often initially deployed as a lone frontman. He has been linked with a £2m move to Everton in the past and, despite seeing his last campaign interrupted by injuries, Barda starred in the final of the Belgian Cup as Genk beat KV Mechelen 2-0.

Barada scored three times in 17 appearances for the Israeli under-21 side before making his debut for the full national side in 2007. He should already have a good reputation in England, having scored the goal that could have rescued England’s Euro 2008 qualification hopes as Israel secured a late win over Russia. He has scored four goals in 15 appearances for the national side.