Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp has confirmed that Bristol City’s giant centre-back Aden Flint is unlikely to move to St Andrews this summer according to the Birmingham Mail.
The 28-year-old Pinxton born defender has been on the Blues’ radar for several weeks following a successful period at Ashton Gate.
Birmingham City are believed to have submitted two transfer offers for the centre-back, both of which were rejected by Bristol City and Blues boss Redknapp has now confirmed that his club will be unable to meet The Robins’ reported £10 million valuation of the player.
Bristol City manager Lee Johnson had initially indicated that Flint’s head had been turned by the transfer interest from Birmingham City however the player will now focus on doing his very best for The Robins.
Both Bristol City and Birmingham City have started their 2017/2018 Sky Bet Championship campaigns with one win and one draw and are separated by just one place in the league table. The Blues have conceded as many as they have scored in those two matches and signing a new defender remains high on manager Redknapp’s ‘to-do’ list.
After seeing his second transfer offer for Flint rejected, the former Portsmouth and Tottenham Hotspur boss has indicated that he will now focus on other transfer targets with the end of the summer transfer window edging closer.