Late last week, we brought to you the latest update on the situation surrounding Bright Osayi-Samuel and his potential exit from Queens Park Rangers.
The 22-year-old has been in fine form for the Championship side, so much so that he’s caught the attention of Club Brugge in Belgium, who are set to feature in next season’s Champions League.
His desire to feature in the elite European competition was said to be key in his future decision, and now he will be under pressure from his club to do so quickly.
The reason for that, according to Het Nieuwsblad in Belgium, is that Brugge have now ‘reached an agreement’ with QPR for the transfer if Osayi-Samuel.
They state that while the Championship club ‘asked for at least €5m’, their information is that the London residents ‘have agreed for slightly less than that amount’.
Despite this, it’s said a move to the Jupiler Pro League side ‘is not certain’ as he was waiting for the Premier League to finish, and ‘the question remains whether an agreement can also be found with the player himself’, because a switch from the second-tier on our shores to Belgium’s top-tier ‘is not easy’.
Nevertheless, Osayi-Samuel is said to be ‘impressed’ with the facilities in Bruges, and even if clubs from the bottom half of England’s top-tier come knocking, the Belgians ‘have the financial strength to compete’, meaning there are positives in all this.
It’s entirely up to the player now, and our guess is he’ll wait to see if anyone interesting in the Premier League comes knocking before giving Brugge his final decision.