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‘You can replace a centre half easier than a goalscorer’ - Town fans react to Webster move

PUBLISHED: 17:13 27 June 2018 | UPDATED: 17:13 27 June 2018

Adam Webster is set to sign for Bristol City. Picture PAGEPIX LTD

Adam Webster is set to sign for Bristol City. Picture PAGEPIX LTD

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Ipswich Town fans have taken to social media to react to the news that star defender Adam Webster is set to join Bristol City.

The somewhat surprising move was revealed this afternoon with Webster, who missed much of last season through injury, in Bristol for a medical ahead of the move, which we understand to be for an initial fee of £3.5m, which could rise as high as £8m.

MORE: Webster to join Bristol City

Webster’s former club Portsmouth will receive a sell-on fee, believed to be 20%, effectively doubling what Town initially paid for him (£700k) two years ago.

We understand that new Blues boss Paul Hurst has been assured by owner Marcus Evans that the funds raised will go straight into his transfer kitty as he looks to mould his own squad this summer.

MORE: Town lead chase for winger

Here’s a few of the reactions from Town fans on Twitter...

- What do you think?

Striker Kayden Jackson scored a hat-trick as Ipswich Town defeated QPR 5-1 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Playford Road this afternoon.

Trevoh Chalobah has been training with the full England squad today ahead of the Three Lions’ clash with the United States tomorrow night.

Jordan Graham is training with Oxford United after being given permission to move on by Ipswich Town.

Teenager Jack Lankester hopes to be involved with the Ipswich Town first team for the remainder of the season but would be prepared to spend time out on loan if it aides his development.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert has been impressing the players with his skills on the training pitch. STUART WATSON looks back on his playing career.

Tristan Nydam is keen to make the most of his loan stay in Scotland but is still keeping a firm eye on parent club Ipswich Town.

Former Ipswich Town boss Paul Hurst is the favourite in the betting as his former club Shrewsbury search for a new manager.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features David Johnson signing for Town and Sir Bobby Robson’s testimonial match at Portman Road

Former Ipswich Town goalkeeper Shane Supple has announced his retirement from football for a second time, due to a persistent hip injury.

Former Ipswich Town loanee Richie Wellens has been appointed Swindon Town manager, naming Noel Hunt as his assistant.

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