Bolton Wanderers defender Nicky Hunt is considering an offer to join Bristol City, reports click Lancashire. City boss Steve Coppell is quietly confident the 26-year-old former England Under-21 right-back will agree to a move to Ashton Gate before the end of this week.

Available on a free transfer, Hunt and his agent met with Coppell in Bristol yesterday to discuss the terms of a possible move.

Hunt returned north and will give Coppell an answer following further discussions with Bolton, who are prepared to release him from the final year of his contract.

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