Do Burnley have advantage in Aden Flint race?

Aden Flint and Marlon Pack of Bristol City looks dejected in defeat after the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg match between Bristol City and Manchester City at Ashton Gate on January 23,...

Burnley reportedly want Bristol City’s Aden Flint.

Aden Flint of Bristol City reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Fulham at Ashton Gate on February 21, 2018 in Bristol, England.

West Bromwich Albion have been linked with Aden Flint, who is also reported to be on the radar of Middlesbrough and Fulham, but Burnley could have an advantage in the race for the Bristol City defender.

According to The Mirror (Transfer Live blog, 20:06pm, June 19, 2018), Championship club Middlesbrough are interested in signing Flint in the summer transfer window (click here to read more).

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Last month, The Daily Star reported of Fulham and West Brom’s interest in the 28-year-old defender, who is claimed to be valued at £9 million by City.

The Daily Star has now reported of Burnley’s interest in Flint, and perhaps the Clarets have an advantage over West Brom, Fulham and Middlesbrough.

Joe Bryan of Bristol City celebrates after he scores his sides second goal with Aden Flint of Bristol City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Queens Park...

Advantage Burnley?

Burnley could feature in the Europa League next season, and that could be very tempting for Flint.

The Clarets enjoyed a very successful season in 2017-18, and Sean Dyche’s side will be aiming for something similar in 2018-19.

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...

With West Brom and Middlesbrough playing in the Championship next season, the Baggies and Boro may not be as tempting as Burnley to Flint, while Fulham have only just got promoted to the Premier League.

Burnley have established themselves in the Premier League, and moving to the Clarets could be very tempting for Flint.

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