Keeper Basso leaves Bristol City

05 March 2010 05:34
Goalkeeper Adriano Basso has left Bristol City after having his contract terminated by the club.The 34-year-old handed in a transfer request back in the summer but City received no offers for the Brazilian. [LNB]"Adriano has been a great servant to the club over the last few years and was a key part in our promotion in 2007," said chairman Stephen Lansdown. [LNB]"I'd like to place on record my thanks to Adriano for his service and wish him well for the future." [LNB]Basso arrived at Ashton Gate in 2005 from Woking and made 182 appearances for the club, becoming a firm favourite with the fans. [LNB]He said in a statement on the club website: "When I came to Bristol City I came to fulfil a purpose, that is; make a difference, do something better, add value to the club, to the players and to the supporters. [LNB]"So, I'm very grateful to the manager Gary Johnson and assistant manager Keith Millen who gave me the opportunity to show who I am as a player and as a person bringing the best out of people."

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