Date: 31st July 2007 at 8:56pm
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Owls boss Brian Laws is set to run the rule over out-of-favour Nantes striker Dennis Oliech by offering him a one-week trial according to his agent.

Laws is desperate to add a new striker to his ranks ahead of the new season and is known to be scouring Europe for new talent to bolster his attacking options in time for the opening day clash at Ipswich.

And the player’s agent, Jean-Christophe Thouvenel, has revealed to Setanta.com that his player will be swapping France for South Yorkshire before the end of the week to undergo a trial with the Owls at Middlewood Road.

‘Dennis Oliech will start a trial period with Sheffield Wednesday next Thursday or Friday,’ Thouvenel told setanta.com.

‘I am trying to obtain him a Visa and I plan to send him there pretty soon.’

But the strikers stats don’t make for impressive reading for Wednesday fans, despite his international honours with Kenya, after the hitman scored just four goals in a one-and-a-half year stint with French club Nantes, who were relegated last season.