Arias ready to leave PSV

PSV Eindhoven right-back Santiago Arias has confirmed his agent is negotiating a deal away from the Eredivisie side at the end of the season.

The 25-year-old Colombia international has previously attracted the attention of Everton, Chelsea, Swansea and Sunderland but he admits he'd be open to a move to the Bundesliga or the Spanish Primera League.

Currently in his third season with the Dutch league title holders, the tireless full-back is ready for a new challenge away from the Phillips Stadion.

"I have a contract until 2019 with PSV, but I am ready for the next step," he told the Algemen Dagblad.

"In the summer I hope there is clarity as soon as possible. My agent knows I want to go to Germany, England or Spain and is working on that.

"But it is important that there is a sufficient prospect of playing time. If there is nothing, I'll stay here. I've already played over a hundred appearances for PSV. That's not crazy, right?"

Since joining Boeren from Sporting Lisbon in 2013 for a nominal fee of €1.6 million, Arias has featured 133 times under manager Phillip Cocu.

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