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Bristol City fans will be optimistic after hearing key figure’s transfer approach



The January transfer window has often been a disappointing month for Bristol City and their supporters, but they will be dreaming of a different approach this winter.

With Benik Afobe having picked up an Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury during September, the club have been desperate for a new striker and have been casting the net far and wide around England in a bid to try and find the right replacement.

The club originally recruited Rodri on a short-term deal until January, however the striker has failed to impress so far during his sporadic appearances as he is yet to find the net.

During the summer, the Robins were linked with Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah, however he decided to decline the club’s offer and moved up north to Leeds United, where game-time has been hard to come by for the youngster.

The young forward has again been linked with the club in recent weeks amid reports that Arsenal are ready to recall Nketiah and send him elsewhere in January, with City lurking in the wings for the striker’s signature.

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Rhian Brewster is another name to have lately been linked with the Robins, as Liverpool finally look like they will let the 19-year-old fly the nest temporarily to the Premier League or Championship as he looks for senior football on a regular basis.

And with Bristol City’s CEO Mark Ashton having recently said that the club are in the January market for a striker as well as looking for one that is already playing on English shores, the talk is set to intensify amongst Bristol City fans.

The Robins supporters will be remaining optimistic that manager Lee Johnson is about to bring one of the England youth internationals to Ashton Gate, with at least one surely going to be loaned out from a Premier League club.

City fans will respect that Nketiah may be tougher to get with him already being out on loan at a Championship club, but their eyes will be glued to social media over the next month as they constantly look for transfer talk or concrete evidence that signifies a high-profile striker is about to swoop into Ashton Gate for the second half of the season.

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