FC Copenhagen defender Bryan Oviedo has revealed that he is aware of rumours linking him with a move to Manchester United and he is proud to be linked with such a distinguished club.

The 22-yyear-old impressed last season for the Danish side after forcing his way into the first team having spent a short spell on loan at FC Nordsjælland when he first signed for the club in the summer of 2010.

Having forced his way into the reckoning, he grabbed the opportunity with both hands and in recent days had been linked with a possible move to Manchester United who are looking to strengthen their defence.

Bryan Oviedo
Bryan Oviedo is proud to be linked with Manchester United [Reuters]

United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has allowed Fabio da Silva to join QPR on a season-long loan and they have been linked with a number of left-backs as he looks to find some back-up for Patrice Evra.

Ovideo, a Costa Rica international, has admitted that he would be happy to remain at FC Copenhagen, but he would have to consider his future if a club like Manchester United make an offer.

"I was very proud the first time I saw my name in the English newspapers regarding interest from Manchester United and it made me even more motivated and determined to improve as a player," Oviedo told bold.dk, as reported on goal.com.

"It is very important for my career that the big teams know who I am.

"At the moment I'm happy to stay in Copenhagen, where my home is, but I have to seriously consider my options if I get an interesting offer. I have to decide what is best for my family and me."

Oviedo first came to the attention of a number of European sides after he starred in the Costa Rica side that finished fourth at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Egypt back in 2009.