The Birmingham Mail reports that Bristol City are in discussions with Aston Villa over a permanent deal to sign defender Nathan Baker. The signings of John Terry and Chris Samba at Villa Park appears to have nudged the 26-year-old down the pecking order. The centre back spent time on loan at Ashton Gate in the [...] The post Bristol City in talks over permanent deal for Aston Villa defender appeared first on The72.
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Ipswich Town defender Dominic Iorfa has said that he is keen to get going with his new club, following his temporary switch from Championship rivals Wolves. The 22-year-old joined Town from the Molineux club on a season-long loan deal earlier this month, and is expected to be in contention to start for Ipswich in next weekend’s [...] The post New Ipswich Town man eager to begin life in Suffolk appeared first on The72.
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Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has said that he launched unsuccessful loan bids for two Premier League strikers earlier this summer, with one of the players being former Leeds United target Ashley Fletcher. The experienced boss told the East Anglian Daily Times how moves for Chelsea’s Ike Ugbo, now with Barnsley, and West Ham’s Fletcher, [...] The post Ipswich boss McCarthy reveals enquiry for former Leeds United target appeared first on The72.
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Birmingham City midfielder Diego Fabbrini has completed a move to Spanish Segunda Division club Real Oviedo on a season-long loan deal according to the Birmingham Mail. The 26-year-old Italian midfielder has struggled to make an impact at St Andrews since joining Birmingham City from Watford in a reported £1.5 million deal in January 2016. Fabbrini [...] The post Birmingham City midfielder loaned to Spanish outfit appeared first on The72.
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Just eight day to go now before the season begins but still no news of who will eventually wear that number nine shirt?
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Ipswich Town continued their pre-season with a 1-0 win over Essex rivals Colchester United, but there were plenty of talking points for the Blues supporters following the victory. Ipswich continued their preparations with a 1-0 win at the Weston Homes Community Stadium thanks to Joe Garner’s headed goal, but there was plenty to talk about [...] The post Five things learnt from Colchester United 0-1 Ipswich Town appeared first on The72.
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Birmingham City are interested in signing Bristol City centre back Aden Flint, according to ClubCall. The 28-year-old has also been heavily linked with Birmingham’s divisional rivals Leeds United, who are also said to be keen on signing Robins team-mate Joe Bryan. The Blues are yet to make a bid, but it is understood that the [...] The post Birmingham City join Leeds United in race for Bristol City defender appeared first on The72.
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Birmingham City are interested in signing Udinese’s Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, according to the Birmingham Mail. The Ghanaian midfielder is expected to move on this summer, and has also attracted interest from Premier League newcomers Huddersfield Town and relegated Middlesbrough in recent weeks. The 26-year old has been with the Italian outfit since 2010, and has notched [...] The post Birmingham City set to rival Premier League side for international midfielder appeared first on The72.
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Birmingham City are close to signing Middlesbrough’s Stewart Downing, according to MirrorSport. The 33-year-old made a move back to his boyhood club Boro two years ago in the summer of 2015 but, after the arrival of new boss Garry Monk, Downing’s time at the Riverside looks to be coming to an end as the ex-Leeds [...] The post Birmingham closing in on signing of ex-England international appeared first on The72.
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Sunderland have joined Birmingham City and Leeds United in the battle to sign Aston Villa’s Tommy Elphick according to a report from the Mirror. The Black Cats are back in the Sky Bet Championship after a miserable season in the Premier League which finished with them being relegated. With them now having Simon Grayson in [...] The post Sunderland join Birmingham City and Leeds United in battle to sign former Aston Villa captain appeared first on The72.
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