|Vietnamese forward Cong Phuong
At present Phuong is completing the visa application process in order to finalise the move to the French side that plays in Ligue 2.
Jerome Champagne, an adviser to Clermont president Ahmet Schaefer, said the club is interested in having Cong Phuong come to Clermont Foot FC on a trial basis at the end of June or the start of July.
He added that the goal of the club is to develop relationships with clubs throughout the world, including those in passionate footballing countries such as Vietnam.
Established in 1911, Clermont Foot 63 FC are yet to compete in France’s top tier, Ligue 1, but did reach the quarterfinals of the Coupe de France in the 1996/1997 season.
Most notably, the club were the first professional men's team to be managed by a woman with Corinne Diacre taking control of the club between 2014 and 2017.
The team are currently being managed by Pascal Gastien. The Ligue 2 season is set to begin on July 26.