Australia have confirmed that Neil Kilkenny is in the reckoning for a call-up to their World Cup squad.
The Birmingham midfielder was raised in Brisbane and has an Australian passport, but only recently have the SocceRoos been made aware of Kilkenny's eligibility.
Now Australian assistant coach Graham Arnold has confirmed that Guus Hiddink will soon be making a decision on Kilkenny.
"I've spoken to his dad and I've spoken to Neil and they're both very, very keen," SocceRoos assistant coach Graham Arnold said.
"There's no guarantees but we're putting together a DVD to show Guus Hiddink and see what he thinks."
Kilkenny has already represented Ireland and England at youth level, but none of his caps have so far come in competitive games and so he is free to switch.