Bristol City agree fee to sell England U21 ace Lloyd Kelly who is Premier League transfer target


BRISTOL CITY have agreed a fee to sell England Under-21 defender Lloyd Kelly.

The 20-year-old, who has been chased by the Premier League’s top clubs, is set to leave Ashton Gate according to sources at the club.


Bristol City have agreed a fee to sell highly-rated left-back Lloyd Kelly[/caption]

His Championship club have not revealed his destination but a move is now likely for the left-back, who can also play in the middle.

His move will reward two seasons catching the eye of top-flight clubs since breaking into senior football.

He has been called up to the Under-21s and looks set to play in this summer’s European Championships in San Marino and Italy.

Bristol City have been determined to keep Kelly and make him part of the future at the club but it is understood they’ve received an acceptable offer to allow their prize asset to depart.

Kelly is from Bristol and joined the club as a 13-year-old.

Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham and Southampton have all been linked with the defender.

Kelly wrote on Twitter at the end of the season: “Thank you for all the support this year s/o to all the fans that have been behind us through a season full of ups and downs but overall a successful season.”

The Robins eventually finished eighth, just four points off the play-offs.

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England U21 has been linked with a number of Premier League clubs[/caption]


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