Birmingham City boss has bids rejected for Bristol City duo, ahead of Ipswich Town clash

Aden Flint scored against Ipswich Town in February 2016

Aden Flint scored against Ipswich Town in February 2016

Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp has revealed the Blues have had bids turned down for Bristol City duo Aden Flint and Joe Bryan.

Redknapp, who takes his side to Ipswich Town on Saturday, in their Championship opener, has so far added former Ipswich loan keeper David Stockdale, Cheikh Ndoye and Marc Roberts to his squad.

Goalscoring defender Flint has scored 29 goals in 200 games for the Robins, and netted both goals in their 2-1 victory over Ipswich, at Ashton Gate, back in February 2016.

Bryan, meanwhile, has scored 13 times in 181 games for Lee Johnson’s side and Redknapp is keen to add both players to his squad at St Andrew’s.

Speaking to TalkSport, Redknapp said: “The club made an offer for two lads, I went to Bristol City and saw them play last week.

“I was very impressed with them, they look a really good side.

“Lee Johnson’s got them playing some good football.

“We made an offer for a couple of players but it got rejected.

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“You’re entitled to make an offer - someone said somebody is upset or something, I don’t know why.

“We’ve had offers here as well for players.

“What I’ve found this year when I walked in, I’ve had a few players who the club paid good money for in January.

“We’ve had to almost give them away and subsidise wages to get them off the wage bill.”

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