Brentford eye Halifax ace Kosylo

Matthew Kosylo of Nantwich Town FC holds off Hamza Bencherif of FC Halifax Town during the FA Trophy Semi Final: Second Leg match between FC Halifax Town and Nantwich Town at The Shay...

HITC Sport understand several Football League club are chasing Halifax star.

Matthew Kosylo of Nantwich Town FC holds off Hamza Bencherif of FC Halifax Town during the FA Trophy Semi Final: Second Leg match between FC Halifax Town and Nantwich Town at The Shay...

A number of Football League clubs, including Brentford are tracking Halifax Town winger Matty Kosylo, HITC Sport understands.

Kosylo has impressed again this season for Halifax with five goals and three assists in 15 appearances in the National League after scoring 12 goals in 35 appearances in an impressive debut campaign for the Shaymen last term.

The 25-year-old joined Halifax from Nantwich Town in the summer of 2016 after being named Evo-Stik Northern Premier League's Young Player of the Season.

The skilful winger's displays have not gone unnoticed higher up the football pyramid with scouts from a host of Football League clubs flocking to the Shay to cast an eye over the attacker.

Dean Smith, Manager of Brentford looks on during a Brentford training session at Brentford Training Ground on January 23, 2017 in Brentford, England. Brentford are due to play Chelsea in...

Championship outfit Brentford are among Kosylo's admirers having watched him in action on several occasions this season, while several League One clubs are actively monitoring his situation.

Kosylo's contract at Halifax expires next summer and the National League side are bracing themselves for interest in the goalscoring winger when the transfer window reopens in January.

Former Stockport youngster Kosylo is keen to play at the highest level he can and he would be interested in a move to the Football League if his suitors come calling for him.

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