A report from Belgian news outlet Voetbal Belgie has claimed that Sunderland left-back Bryan Oviedo is attracting interest from Danish Superliga side FC Copenhagen and Belgian Jupiler Pro League outfit Club Brugge.

Sunderland left-back Bryan Oviedo looks set to be making a move away from the Stadium of Light this summer, and a number of clubs from Europe are reportedly interested in signing him this summer.

Oviedo is reported to be aainst the idea of playing in the English third tier once again, and two clubs are willing to bring his time in England time to an end. Belgian side Club Brugge and Danish outfit FC Copenhagen – who Oviedo has played for previously – are keen to bring in the Costa Rican star this summer, with the Black Cats willing to let the left-back leave.

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Club Brugge and FC Copenhagen are the only clubs directly named in the report from Voetbal Belgie, but the Belgian news outlet adds that there is interest from “a number of competitions” in the 29-year-old defender.

Oviedo played 31 times for Sunderland in all competitions, providing six assists along the way as Jack Ross’ side failed to win promotion back to the Championship at the first time of asking. In total, Oviedo has played for Sunderland on 77 occasions since joining from Everton in 2017, scoring two goals and providing 11 assists along the way.

During his time with Everton, The Costa Rican played 68 times across all competitions while having to contend with injury problems – including a broken leg.

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Now, after seven years playing in England, Oviedo seems set to make a move away from the country this summer.


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