Nigel Pearson is looking to bring veteran Derby County defender Curtis Davies to Bristol City this summer, as per a Patreon report by journalist Alan Nixon.
The Robins boss, who is looking to add more experience to his youthful side, is hoping that an opportunity to remain in the Championship could persuade Davies to sign for Bristol City.
The report states that soon-to-be owner of the Rams Chris Kirchner has asked the 37-year-old to stay at Pride Park, with Davies once again shining in Derby colours.
Taking his Championship appearances tally to beyond 300 during this campaign, Davies played every single minute of Derby’s Championship season, proving to be a dependable figure and an excellent influence on the younger players of the squad.
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Davies signed a one-year contract with the Rams at the start of the year, with Bristol City eyeing up a free transfer.
Davies has been excellent in Derby colours this season, proving his ability and experience during a difficult campaign for the Rams.
His leadership, reading of the game and defensive abilities have been on show for all to see throughout this campaign, with Davies’ presence helping the younger members of the squad to come in and thrive.
Given what he has shown this season, Davies would be an excellent pick-up on a free transfer, especially when considering that the Robins have a similarly youthful squad to the Rams.
The fact that he has played every minute of this Championship campaign shows exactly how fit and prepared he is, with Davies deserving of another season in the second tier.