Bristol City star leaves to make Premier League step up

first_imgCardiff City have splashed the cash once again this summer to sign Bristol City’s Bobby Reid for a reported £10million.Reid, 25, came through Bristol‘s youth academy and will now get his first taste of Premier League football with Neil Warnock‘s newly-promoted Bluebirds. moving on 3 three-way race targets TOP WORK RANKED LATEST Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade LIVING THE DREAM LATEST TRANSFER GOSSIP ON TALKSPORT.COM Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Reid’s penalty put Bristol 1-0 up at the Etihad in the League Cup semi-final, before falling 5-3 on aggregate to the Premier League champions Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland REVEALED The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer 3 Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Reid is Cardiff’s fourth signing of the summer after finishing second in the Championship to gain promotion back to the top flight last season.He joins new boys Josh Murphy, signed from Norwich City, left-back Greg Cunningham from Preston North End and Smithies, taking the club’s spending to around £28.5m.Cardiff boss Warnock said of Reid: “I think his best is yet to come, he’s capable of scoring goals at the top level.“People like him and Josh Murphy are hungry, I’ve got to get hungry players now and they’re both really looking forward to the challenge.” Flint also left the Robins this week after five years with the club The deal marks a second blow in as many days for Bristol City, who lost centre-back Aden Flint to Middlesbrough on Wednesday.Flint, 28, spent five years with the Robins after joining from Swindon Town, scoring an impressive 39 goals in 246 games before making a £7m switch to Boro.Flint and Reid achieved cult status at Ashton Gate, starring in the club’s famed goal GIFs, which lit up social media particularly throughout their League Cup run last season, including a 2-1 last-minute win over Manchester United in December. Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father targets Reid’s breakout 2017/18 season at Ashton Gate saw him hit 19 goals in the Championship and 21 in all competitions, having netted just 11 times in six previous seasons as a professional.The forward was named in the Championship team of the year for his efforts and also gave Bristol a shock lead in their League Cup semi-final first leg away at Manchester City.He signs a four-year deal at Cardiff, who also announced the signing of QPR keeper Alex Smithies for £3.5m on Thursday.Speaking after completing the deal, Reid said: “I’m delighted to be here and to be a Premier League player. I want to show my high energy and work rate, as well as being creative and working for the team. I’m buzzing to get started.” Reid spent time on loan at Cheltenham Town, Oldham Athletic and Plymouth Argyle while with Bristol IN DEMAND 3 Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signinglast_img

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