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Bristol City sign Wolves striker Sam Vokes on loan

Sam Vokes
Vokes has 16 international caps for Wales

Bristol City have signed Wales international striker Sam Vokes from Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers on a five-month loan.

The 20-year-old will go straight into the squad for the match against Millwall after injuries to Nicky Maynard and Danny Haynes.

"Sam's been a player who's been a thorn in the side of my old team Reading over the years," said boss Steve Coppell

"He's always looked a handful that's a good criteria."

Vokes signed for Wolves in 2008 on a four-year deal from Bournemouth.

He has made 41 league appearances in that time and found the net on six occasions.

The Hampshire-born forward also had a loan spell at Leeds last season where he made eight starts scoring his only goal against City's local rivals Bristol Rovers.



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