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Aden Flint leaving Middlesbrough for Cardiff in £6m deal

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  1. Colonel Cardiffi

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    ADEN FLINT is leaving Middlesbrough to join Championship rivals Cardiff City.

    The centre-half is due to undergo a medical with Cardiff within the next 24 hours, with Boro having agreed a deal for his departure.

    Cardiff are understood to be paying an initial fee of around £4m, but clauses within the deal means the price for the centre-half could rise to £6m.

    Flint joined Boro from Bristol City last summer for a price of around £6m, and signed a four-year deal on Teesside.

    He was a key member of Tony Pulis' first-choice defensive line-up last season, making 39 Championship starts as Boro narrowly missed out on a place in the play-offs.

    However, he will leave Teesside after just 12 months in the Boro ranks, with Jonathan Woodgate overhauling the squad he inherited from Pulis when he was appointed head coach earlier this summer.

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    SOURCE: Aden Flint leaving Middlesbrough for Cardiff City in £6m deal - https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/sport/17778706.aden-flint-leaving-middlesbrough-cardiff-6m-deal/
     
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    Fuck off how is he the same age as Bruno and costs twice as much when he's just a btec Morrison ffs unless we get a damn good striker I'm getting less confident as the transfer windows goes on
     
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    £3m rising or I was told. Almost like for like initially in terms of fee for Bruno.
     
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    Wurzels forever our feeder club, you love to see it
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    By his own admission he was "Diabolical" last year. Triffic.
     
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    He scores a lot of goals off set pieces. That would attract him to Warnock no doubt.
     
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    Bruno is a significantly better player though. I was very confident with him & Mozza starting the season & Bamba fighting to get in soon too.

    Can't we just throw Bruno a couple of cheese & wine nights to simulate the feeling of being in France? We could all wear berets & stripey black & white shirts to our home games too...
     
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    Well I’m going to put my neck on the line and say that I think he’ll be a great addition to our squad.

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    1 in 35 is not a lot
     
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    Really good signing for our wonderful football club.:bluebird:
     
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    On a serious note Sky now reporting that Flint is at the club completing his medical.:thumbup:
     
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    He scored a lot more than that for Bristol. He scored nearly 1 in 5 for Bristol, thats a hell of a return for a defender.

    It hasnt worked out for him at Boro for whatever reason but hes going to be playing for a manager here who puts a lot of emphasis on set pieces and that will play to Flints strengths.
     
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    Great. A ringing endorsement off Lecter. Thats put the kiss of death on it.
     
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