With the start of the summer transfer window now just days away, you’d expect the next few months to be a fairly busy period for Bristol City.
Nigel Pearson has made it no secret that he feels it could take some time to get the Robins squad to where it needs to be – pushing for promotion to the Premier League.
That process will surely start this summer and pressing forward with it is even more important now 11 senior players have been released at the end of their contracts.
Such an exodus will undoubtedly aid Pearson’s pursuit of a change in culture amongst the squad, while it leaves him needing to be smart with what money he does have.
It is understood that the 53-year-old will be working on a limited budget in the upcoming window, which will surely make his use of the loan and free agent markets vital.
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