Sunderland reportedly discussing Edwin Gyasi loan deal, face competition

A general view of the stadium as players warm up ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Sunderland and Derby County at Stadium of Light on August 4, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

Sunderland, Swansea City, Middlesbrough and West Bromwich Albion are among the clubs linked with Edwin Gyasi of Aalesund in the January transfer window.

A general view inside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and AFC Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light on April 29, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

Sunderland are discussing a loan deal for Edwin Gyasi of Aalesund, according to The Daily Mail’s Transfer Live blog (10:09am, January 5, 2018).

It has been reported that Swansea City, Middlesbrough and West Bromwich Albion are among the clubs who have enquired about the Ghana international winger.

Leganes, Getafe, Toulouse, Standard Liege, Genoa and Las Palmas are also claimed to be interested in the 26-year-old.

General view inside the stadium prior the Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester City at Stadium of Light on March 5, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

Gyasi is a talented and experienced winger who has played twice for the Ghana national football team.

The 26-year-old is doing well at Aalesund at the moment, and one can understand why Sunderland (reportedly) want him.

However, the (reported) interest of Swansea, Middlesbrough and West Brom could make it tricky for Sunderland.

General view outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and Watford at Stadium of Light on December 17, 2016 in Sunderland, England.

While the Swans and the Baggies are playing in the Premier League at the moment, there is still time for Boro to challenge for a spot in the Championship playoffs.

As for Sunderland, Chris Coleman’s side are in danger of getting relegated to League One from the Championship at the end of the season.

Would Gyasi be willing to join a club that could be in the third tier of English football next season?

A general view of the stadium as players warm up ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Sunderland and Derby County at Stadium of Light on August 4, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

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