Report: West Brom will bid for Aden Flint if Jonny Evans leaves the club in January

Aden Flint of Bristol City during the Carabao Cup Semi-Final First Leg match between Manchester City and Bristol City at Etihad Stadium on January 9, 2018 in Manchester, England.

West Bromwich Albion will bid for the Bristol City defender if Jonny Evans leaves this month.

Aden Flint of Bristol City during the Carabao Cup Semi-Final First Leg match between Manchester City and Bristol City at Etihad Stadium on January 9, 2018 in Manchester, England.

According to reports from the Sunday People (printed edition; 14/01/2018 – page 47), West Bromwich Albion could make a move for Bristol City defender Aden Flint in the January transfer window.

The Baggies defender Jonny Evans, has been linked with a move away from the Hawthorns, with heavyweight clubs like Manchester City, Manchester United, and Arsenal reportedly keen on signing him.

Bristol City's English defender Aden Flint (R) leaps to win a header during the English League Cup semi-final first leg football match between Manchester City and Bristol City at the...

The report claims that should West Brom part ways with their star player, they will make a move for Flint, as he is high on the list of replacements.

West Brom technical director Nicky Hammond watched Flint last week, and was reportedly impressed by his performance. He collected the man of the match award against Pep Guardiola’s star-studded side on Tuesday night.

Aden Flint of Bristol City (4) looks dejected alongside team mates as Sergio Aguero of Manchester City (10) scores their second goal during the Carabao Cup Semi-Final First Leg match...

The Sunday People claim that Flint is valued at £8 million, which should be an affordable price for the Baggies.

Flint is contracted at Ashton Gate till 2020, but he has recently insisted that he would love to play in the top tier of English football, should any opportunity come in his way.

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