6. Matty James

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22 July 1991

Matty James joined City on a three-year deal in June 2021.

The midfielder arrived in BS3 as a free agent after nine years at Leicester City.

James started his career with Manchester United before joining the Foxes in July 2012. He went on to make 115 appearances for Leicester, including helping them win the Championship title in 2013/14.

He has subsequently had two loan spells at Barnsley, in 2016/17 and last season, before finishing the campaign with Coventry City.

The midfielder featured 24 times for the Sky Blues in all competitions, scoring three goals and helped them to a 16th place finish in the Championship.

James has played a key part in Pearson’s midfield tallying 18 appearances this season (2021/22) and most recently putting in a Man of the Match performance against Hull after scoring a late equaliser to bring a point back to the West Country.