Date: 8th July 2017 at 10:40am
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Lee Johnson hoped to keep Aaron Wilbraham at Bristol City beyond his previous deal but the boss was concerned the former Norwich and Crystal Palace forward could move on.

However, it was confirmed on Friday that Wilbraham had put pen to paper on a new deal.

Wilbraham has signed a new one year contract to extend his 20 year playing career at Ashton Gate, making 126 appearances since joining the Robins in 2014.

Johnson told the Official Website: ‘I`m really pleased that Alby will remain with us for this season at least. His personality and positive influence, both on and off the pitch, is greatly valued.’

Most on Wilbraham’s 34 goals came during his debut season when Bristol City won the League One title and Johnstone’s Paint Trophy but the veteran still has plenty to offer.

Wilbraham, 37, who also enjoyed success, as he had at Norwich and Crystal Palace before Bristol City, at Hull and MK Dons, will also combine his playing with additional responsibilities at Ashton Gate.