Bristol City target Aberdeen's Shinnie

Scott Brown of Celtic and Graeme Shinnie of Aberdeen battle for possession during the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Aberdeen at Celtic Park on May 13, 2018 in Glasgow,...

HITC Sport understands Bristol City eye move for Aberdeen star Shinnie.

Graeme Shinnie of Aberdeen FC and Farkhodbek Bekmuratov of Lokomotiv Tashkent FC in action during a friendly match between Aberdeen FC and Lokomotiv Tashkent FC at Jebel Ali Centre of...

Bristol City are among a number of clubs tracking Aberdeen defender Graham Shinnie, HITC Sport understands.

Shinnie has enjoyed an outstanding campaign for Aberdeen, helping the Dons finish second to champions Celtic in the Scottish Premiership.

The left-back made 45 appearances in all competitions for Aberdeen this season, chipping in with four goals and seven assists.

Shinnie has broken into the Scotland fold this season after earning a call-up for November's friendly with Netherlands and he has been included in Alex McLeish's squad for the upcoming games against Peru and Mexico.

Scott Brown of Celtic and Graeme Shinnie of Aberdeen battle for possession during the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Aberdeen at Celtic Park on May 13, 2018 in Glasgow,...

The 26-year-old's performances for Aberdeen have not gone unnoticed south of the the border with several English side keeping tabs on his progress.

Bristol City have been monitoring Shinnie's situation as they could be in the market for a new left-back this summer in case they lose the in-demand Joe Bryan with a number of Premier League clubs chasing his signature.

Shinnie is entering the final year of his contract at Aberdeen and his suitors are ready to test Aberdeen's resolve to hang onto their captain this summer.

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