Sarota, who started his career at the Roar, has spent the last four seasons at Dutch club FC Utrecht.
But injury has cruelled the 25-year-old’s time in the Netherlands and he is struggling to break into Utrecht’s first team.
It’s led to the Roar making inquiries about taking Sarota on loan for the upcoming A-League season.
“We’re cautiously optimistic,” Roar managing director Sean Dobson told the Courier Mail.
#aleague Geez, if Roar do end up signing Adam Sarota, they'll be a fair side. Going to be tough to be despite no Berisha— Crowdiegal (@crowdiegal) August 25, 2014
Already boasting a star-studded midfield, the addition of Sarota would make Mike Mulvey’s side an even tougher proposition as they aim for back-to-back titles.
It would also be appealing to the Cairns-born midfielder, who is desperate to play matches to break into the Socceroos squad for the Asian Cup in Australia next year.
Sarota was a part of Ange Postecoglou’s 30-man squad for the World Cup but was cut before the squad flew out for Brazil.
The three-cap Socceroo has missed large chunks of the last two seasons after he underwent a knee reconstruction.