Blackburn Rovers, Bristol City and QPR eye up bargain Austrian midfielder

Stefan Schwab TEAMtalk

Championship trio Blackburn Rovers, Bristol City and QPR have targeted Rapid Vienna midfielder Stefan Schwab as a potential free summer signing, according to reports. 

The 29-year-old will be made available due to his current contract in Austria expiring this summer.

And it has emerged that Blackburn, Bristol City and QPR have reportedly shown interest in signing the Austrian midfielder, according to the Daily Mail.

Schwab has amassed nine goals this season, setting up a further 10 in 32 appearances in all competitions.

The Austrian has yet to move away from his home country. However he is reportedly keen to move to England and his representatives have been assessing interest from Championship clubs.

However, acquiring the signature of the 29-year-old could prove to be a difficult task. Various clubs in Germany and Italy also showing strong interest in Schwab.

The midfield talisman signed for the club in 2014, making 251 appearances; notching an impressive tally of 51 goals and 51 assists, whilst also captaining his side.

Schwab is a creative, left-footed box-to-box midfielder who is considered particularly good in the air, and also takes set pieces for his current side.

His creativity and versatility would make him a valuable asset to any potential suitor this summer.