HITC Sport understands Bristol City are eyeing Sunderland winger McGeady.

Sunderland winger Aiden McGeady is a target for Bristol City as Sunderland prepare to offload a number of their stars, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the Wearside club.

Sunderland are prepared to move on a number of their players this summer as they count the cost of suffering relegation from the Championship to League One.

New Black Cats owner Stewart Donald knows they need to balance the books and they need to offload a number of their highest earners if they are to raise funds for their own transfer plans this summer.

A number of clubs have been monitoring the situation of several of Sunderland’s players and Bristol City are weighing up a move for Republic of Ireland international McGeady.

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson has made new wingers one of his top priorities this summer as he looks to strengthen his squad for next season.

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McGeady only joined Sunderland from Preston last summer and still has two years to run on his contract at the Stadium of Light.

The former Celtic man was one of Sunderland’s shining lights last season with seven goals and five assists in 35 Championship games last season, including one goal in the 3-3 draw with Bristol City in February.

Sunderland are open to offers for McGeady and Bristol City are ready to offer the 32-year-old the chance to stay in the Championship next season.

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