Japan midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura reiterated his hopes Friday to transfer from Serie A side Reggina to another European club outside Italy in the offseason.

“I feel it’s about time to make a switch after playing for the same club for three seasons,” Nakamura said upon returning to Japan with his national teammates from Germany, where Japan was eliminated after the first round of the Confederations Cup.

“I’ve had enough playing time in the boot-shaped country and I’ll play for any team that gives me an opportunity to improve myself.”

Nakamura, who turned 27 on Friday, has reportedly drawn interest from several Spanish first-division clubs, including Deportivo La Coruna and Atletico Madrid.

Italian sports daily Corriere dello Sport has quoted Reggina president Lillo Foti as saying his club will make a decision on the future of Nakamura by the end of this month.

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