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Posted Wednesday, June 27th 2018

Flint departs for Teesside

Aden Flint has completed a move to Middlesbrough for an undisclosed fee.

The 28-year-old defender has put pen to paper at the Riverside, bringing to an end his five-year stay at Ashton Gate.

City’s chief executive officer Mark Ashton told bcfc.co.uk: “There has been significant interest in Aden for a lengthy period and it’s the correct time in his career for him to move on.

“We thank him for everything he has done during his time at the club and we wish him well in the future.”

Lee Johnson commented: “On a personal level, it’s fantastic to have seen Aden mature and grow to become one of the best centre-halves in the division.

“I am naturally disappointed to see him leave but it’s important we move forward.

“I’m sure he will always receive a warm welcome at Ashton Gate and I look forward to seeing him when we face Middlesbrough next season.”

Since signing from Swindon Town in 2013, Flint has proved a popular figure amongst the City fanbase.

In 2014/15 he netted 15 goals en route to the League One title and Johnstone’s Paint Trophy double success, including a final day hat-trick against Walsall and a headed effort at Wembley against the same opponents.

Flint was named in the PFA League One Team of the Year and landed the club’s Player of the Year award in the same campaign, which he retained the following season.

The former Alfreton player continued to shine in the Sky Bet Championship and agreed a new deal until 2019, before being rewarded with another long-term contract at Ashton Gate in March.

Flint was in outstanding form for the club in the 2017/18 campaign, scoring nine goals in 46 appearances, helping City reach the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup.

He landed the division’s Player of the Month award for September – the same month Lee Johnson secured the Manager of the Month accolade - as City enjoyed their best unbeaten run in the second tier since 1975 (August-October).

In total he made 246 appearances for the club, scoring 38 times.

Everyone at the club would like to thank Aden and wish him all the best for the future. 

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