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Niki Mäenpää, Bristol City

Niki Mäenpää is a Finnish goalkeeper plays for Bristol City after sending pre-season on trial with City and earning a one-year contract with the option of a further year.  On joining Niki said “I’m really happy to sign here and it’s exactly what I was looking for,” he told the club’s site. “I trained with the team for a couple of weeks and now I know the camp and the players. It’s been a good few weeks and now I am looking forward to playing. “For three years I played with Brighton & Hove Albion but the reason I left there was because I was looking for more game time and I hope to achieve that here with Bristol City.”

Niki was born in Espoo, Finland and began his senior club career playing for Lens Reserves, before signing with Den Bosch at age 21 in 2006. He made his international debut for Finland in June 2008, at the age of 23.

On 6 July 2015 Niki signed a contract with English side Brighton & Hove Albion and made his debut in the 3-0 victory over Rotherham at the Amex in 16th August 2016. He left on a free transfer in Aug 2018 to join Bristol City.