Knight-Percival in talks over new Bradford deal

Nathaniel Knight-Percival of Bradford City in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Bradford City and Northampton Town at The Northern Commercials Stadium, Valley Parade on...

HITC Sport understands Bradford are in talks with defender over a new deal.

Nathaniel Knight-Percival of Bradford City in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Bradford City and Northampton Town at The Northern Commercials Stadium, Valley Parade on...Nathaniel Knight-Percival of Bradford City in action 

Bradford City defender Nathaniel Knight-Percival is in talks with the club over a new deal at Valley Parade, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Knight-Percival joined Bradford from Shrewsbury Town on a free transfer in the summer of 2016 and he has quickly established himself as a key player at the League One outfit.

The powerful central defender was a consistent figure in the Bradford defence in his debut season last term, making 48 appearances in all competitions as he helped the club reach the League One play-off final only to lose to Millwall.

Knight-Percival has been an ever-present in Stuart McCall's side this season, starting all 11 League One games and he has chipped in with two goals so far this campaign.

Steve Morison of Millwall jumps with James Meredith (3) and Nat Knight-Percival of Bradford City during the Sky Bet League One Playoff Final between Bradford City and Millwall at Wembley... Nat Knight-Percival in action in last season's League One Playoff Final between Bradford City and Millwall 

The 30-year-old is in the final year of his contract after initially signing a two-year deal upon his arrival from Shrewsbury and the club are keen to secure his long-term future.

Talks are at an advanced stage between both parties and Bradford see Knight-Percival as a key man in their plans going forward under McCall.

Bradford are currently in third spot in League One two points outside the automatic promotion places and they will be hoping to go one better this season and win promotion back to the Championship.

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