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Bristol City clinch Maynard deal

Nicky Maynard
Maynard had attracted interest from City and Ipswich this summer

Bristol City have signed Crewe striker Nicky Maynard on a four-year contract for a club record fee of 2.25m.

The 21-year-old started out at Crewe as a trainee and scored 35 goals in 57 starts, including 11 in nine games at the end of last season.

He is expected to make his debut in Friday's friendly against Belgian side Royal Antwerp on Friday.

Maynard becomes City's second signing of the summer following the arrival of midfielder Gavin Williams from Ipswich.

see also
Bristol City end chase for Mifsud
30 Jul 08 |  Bristol City
Bristol City call off Moteab deal
27 Jul 08 |  Bristol City

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