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Are Swansea City maintaining Scottish recruitment drive amid Lewis Strapp links?

Swansea City manager Paul Clement

Morton's highly-rated left-back has reportedly been offered a trial at Swansea City

Swansea City's Michu looks dejected

The Swansealona days of Michu (above) and Pablo Hernandez appear to be consigned to the recent past. These days, the South Welsh club tend to do their scouting in Morton rather than Madrid.

And, according to the Daily Record, Swansea have offered trials to left-back Lewis Strapp and midfielder Scott Tiffoney, both members of a high-flying Morton side with ambitions of reaching the Scottish top flight for the first time since 1988.

The Swans’ scouts have made regular pilgrimages north of the border in recent years, luring some of Scotland’s most exciting young talents, such as Stephen Kingsley (below), Jay Fulton and Oliver McBurnie, to Wales.

Stephen Kingsley - Swansea City

And 17-year-old Strapp, who has played three times for Jim Duffy’s Morton this season, could be the next to make the move alongside team-mate Tiffoney, a year his senior and a regular in the starting XI.

The former, a talented young left-back who turned down the chance to join Celtic's academy in 2013 according to the Greenock Telegraph, could ironically challenge former Falkirk prospect Kingsley for a spot in the back four in the coming years.

And, due to his age, this is unlikely to affect Swansea's pursuit of Barnsley left-back Andy Yiadom, as reported by The Sun.

Tiffoney, meanwhile, could take heart from Fulton's chances in the first-team this season. The 22-year-old (below), another player to rise through Falkirk's academy, has played ten times in the Premier League although the arrival of Paul Clement has coincided with his opportunities drying up of late.

Swansea City's Jay Fulton in action with Liverpool's Dejan Lovren

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