Bristol City retained list: Midfielder Matty James released

Bristol City retained list: Midfielder Matty James released

14 May 2024 0 By Total Football News

Bristol City have released midfielder Matty James after three seasons at the Championship club.

The former Leicester City player, 32, scored four goals in 116 appearances and joins senior players Andy King and Andreas Weimann in being released.

King is retiring after a 17-year career that saw him win the Premier League with Leicester City in 2016 while Austrian forward Weimann has spent the second half of this season on loan at West Bromwich Albion.

Nine players aged under 24 are also being released, including former Guernsey player Ben Acey.

“The players departing have all been fantastic servants to this club,” said manager Liam Manning.

“They are all top professionals and have all made their mark at Bristol City. I wish them the very best for their future.”

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