Adam Drury agrees Bristol Rovers move

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HITC Sport understands former Manchester City youngster Adam Drury has joined Bristol Rovers, having been on trial with Leeds and Bradford earlier this summer.

Bristol Rovers have signed former Manchester City defender Adam Drury on a short-term deal, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Drury is a free agent after leaving City earlier this summer after eight years at the Etihad Stadium.

The 21-year-old joined City as a 12-year-old from Grimsby Town and progressed through the youth ranks, but failed to make a first-team appearance in City's star-studded team.

The highly-rated full-back had loan spells out at Burton Albion and St Mirren during his time at City and he impressed during those stints.

Drury had a trial at Leeds this summer following his release by City and featured in a pre-season game against York City.

However, Leeds decided not to pursue their interest in Drury and he was offered a trial at Bradford City, scoring in a friendly clash with Guiseley.

A number of clubs are thought to have shown an interest in Drury, but the defender has decided to join League Two Bristol Rovers on a short-term basis so that he can play regularly.

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