La Liga club among those chasing ex-West Brom defender Jason Davidson

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HITC Sport understands a number of clubs are pursuing former West Bromwich Albion defender Jason Davidson, following his release at the Hawthorns.

HITC Sport understands from sources close to the player that clubs from Europe and the Middle East are eyeing a move for former West Bromwich Albion defender Jason Davidson.

Davidson is a free agent after being released by West Brom after just one season at the club, following his arrival from Dutch side Heracles.

The 23-year-old was signed by former West Brom boss Alan Irvine, but he failed to figure in the side after Tony Pulis' arrival in January.

The left-back made just five appearances for West Brom, with one start and one substitute appearance in the Premier League, with his three other appearances coming in the Capital One Cup.

Davidson, who signed for Albion last summer after impressing for Australia during the 2014 Brazil World Cup, was contracted to the club for another season, with a further year in the club’s favour.

Despite his lack of regular club action in England, Davidson has remained a key figure in the Australia side and helped his country win the Asian Cup in January.

News of Davidson's availability on a free transfer has alerted a number of clubs, with several sides from Europe and the Middle East making contact with the player's representatives.

Davidson is understood to have held talks with a mystery La Liga club in Spain, and is thought to be close to finalising a deal with them, with clubs from Italy and Turkey also chasing his signature.

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