Bristol City sent transfer message from fans on Brighton and Wolves linked Alex Scott

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Alex Scott's away in Argentina with England Under-20's but when he returns will we see Premier League clubs lodge transfer offers?

Bristol City supporters have named their price that they expect for Alex Scott should he depart the club for the Premier League this summer.

Scott is away on international duty with England’s Under-20’s this week and starred in their win over Tunisia. The 19-year-old is hoping to add another trophy to his collection after winning the EURO U19’s last summer.

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The showpiece event in Argentina is just another opportunity for scouts to catch a glimpse of Scott’s obvious talents. He is a leading player in senior football and when he plays amongst his age group he always stands out. When he returns to the shores of England, a bidding war could begin. He has been subject to much speculation about a departure but so far no team has lodged an official bid to the Robins board.

Brighton and Liverpool are the latest clubs to be linked with him whilst Europa Conference League finalists West Ham are said to have withdrawn from the race because of the rumoured £25m price tag.  It begs the question how much Scott is worth and how the fan base would react to his potential departure from Ashton Gate.

Bristol World conducted a survey that asked supporters of the Robins numerous questions, including what would you deem a fair price and should the club sell him this summer. 81.3% of supporters responded yes to his sale should they get a fair price whilst 18.8% want him to remain even if his valuation is met by a Premier League club.

As for his valuation, fans are in agreement that £25m is a fair price. The majority of fans responded £25m which is seemingly the starting offer. Long-time benefactor Steve Lansdown said £25m has been quoted but the bigger list of clubs means it could go higher because of ‘supply and demand’.

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The lowest price that a fan gave was £10m which in the modern market would be low. Scott’s got significant potential and is in contract for the next two years with no signs of the player manufacturing a move. In fat he hinted that his plans were to be at the club for the 2023/24 campaign.

A cheeky fan may have put a typo in but £110m was the highest answer received. Funnily enough, the most expensive English player of all time is Jack Grealish - who Scott has been compared with - and he went to Manchester City from Aston Villa for a reported £100m. Scott’s ability and his age could make him worth £100m one day but that would be after he’s moved on from City.

Several supporters wanted some caveats in the deal. £20m and £30m had the same amount of respondents but if you include a loan back, £20m edges it. A loan back would perhaps bring the price down but at least City could have one of their leading players for one more season and mount a promotion push.

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