Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 19 April 2014

Wigan set for Maynard talks

Nicky Maynard

Bristol City have given Wigan permission to open talks with Nicky Maynard with the two clubs close to agreeing a fee for the striker.

Maynard, 25, had been made available for transfer by the Robins after ending talks over a possible new contract with the club.

A brief statement on City's website read: "Discussions to finalise a transfer fee with the Premier League club are at an advanced stage."

Maynard, an unused substitute in Saturday's 2-1 win over Doncaster, has made 130 first-team appearances for the Robins, scoring 46 goals, since arriving from first club Crewe in a £2.25million deal in July 2008.