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Nathan Baker factfile - all you need to know

Nathan Baker has become the club’s third summer signing, joining from Aston Villa for an undisclosed fee.

The central defender has put pen to paper on a four-year deal at Ashton Gate.

Baker has played in BS3 before during a loan spell – and for fans who want to know a little more about City’s latest recruit, here’s a handy guide.

NATHAN BAKER

Born: April 23rd 1991 (Age 26).

Place of Birth: Worcester.

Position: Defender.

Previous professional clubs: Aston Villa, Lincoln City (loan), Millwall (loan), Bristol City (loan).

Career totals: 184 appearances, two goals.

International football: England U19 (nine caps), England U20 (four caps) and England U21 (three caps).

Previous highest transfer fee paid: N/A.

Did you know: Quietly-spoken Baker could easily have had a career in rugby but opted for football, having joined Villa’s Academy aged just 13.