Robbie Brady has experienced a very difficult spell in his career in recent times.
Having failed to find a club last summer after the end of his contract at Burnley, the Irishman would eventually sign for Bournemouth in October. However, playing time remained hard to come by.
In total, Brady would play only 217 minutes of football in all competitions last season. He featured only three times in the Championship after the turn of the year, with one of those coming in the final day of the campaign after promotion was already assured.
The club have the option to bring him to the Premier League, although he could well be on the lookout for a new side once again in the weeks ahead.
Robbie Brady drawing interest from Championship clubs
It seems likely that Robbie Brady will be in the Championship once again next season, with a number of clubs in the division said to be interested in his services.
TEAMtalk are reporting that Sunderland, Middlesbrough, and Huddersfield Town are all considering bringing him in on a free transfer this summer. The report also suggests that Bournemouth are open to keeping him, although they have yet to trigger the 12-month option on his contract.
The Irishman will have to pick his next move carefully if he is to play his way back into the international fold. While Stephen Kenny is a big fan of his, the 30-year old has fallen well down the pecking order due to injuries and a lack of playing time.
Having also barely featured in the second half of the 2020/21 campaign at Burnley, he has now gone over 18 months without any form of regular football. Brady still has time to turn his career around, although he will have to shake off those persistent injury issues if he is to get back to anywhere near his best.
It would certainly be fantastic to see him rediscover his form. Should he manage to do so, he could surely still offer something for Ireland as a squad player.