Former Bristol City player Joe Bryan joins Fulham

PUBLISHED: 19:00 09 August 2018

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English football’s summer transfer window has come to a close for another year, with one former Backwell player earning a Premier League move.

Joe Bryan, who also went to school in the village, will play for Fulham in the 2018-19 season following a move from Bristol City.

The 24-year-old full-back had looked set to join EFL Championship club Aston Villa in a £6million deal, but it is believed Bryan preferred a move to English football’s top flight.

Fulham start their league campaign with a home fixture against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

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