Kitson is Coppell's first target as Bristol City manager.
Striker Kitson, 30, was part of the Reading team Coppell led into the Premier League in 2006 before a £5.5million switch to the Britannia.
Tribal Football Staff are dedicated to the football tribes from all over the world. Our team is passionate about delivering football news to our hundreds of thousands of followers in all the corners of the globe. Football is life, It never stops, Neither do we.