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Goalkeeper Harry Lewis leaves Southampton for League Two Bradford City on a free transfer

Goalkeeper Harry Lewis leaves Southampton for League Two Bradford on a free transfer – joining ex-Saints boss Mark Hughes at Valley Parade

  • Harry Lewis has signed for Bradford, leaving Southampton on a free transfer 
  • The goalkeeper, 24, spent seven years at St Mary’s with the Premier League side
  • Bradford manager Mark Hughes knows Lewis from when he managed the Saints 

Southampton goalkeeper Harry Lewis is rejoining his former manager Mark Hughes at Bradford City.

Saints are letting Lewis go after seven years at St Mary’s, leaving him free to agree a two-year deal with the League Two club.

Hughes knows Lewis from his own spell in charge of Southampton in 2018.

Southampton goalkeeper Harry Lewis has left to join League Two Bradford on a free transfer

The 24-year-old made three FA Cup appearances in seven years with the Premier League side

The 24-year-old made three FA Cup appearances in seven years with the Premier League side

With 13,000 season tickets already sold by Bradford, the legendary former Manchester United player believes he can help mount a promotion challenge next season.

Lewis, 24, signed for Southampton as a teenager from Shrewsbury but was unable to dislodge Fraser Forster and Alex McCarthy to win a regular place.

His last first-team games were for Scottish club Dundee United on loan. 

Bantams boss Mark Hughes (above) knows Lewis from his own time as Saints manager in 2018

Bantams boss Mark Hughes (above) knows Lewis from his own time as Saints manager in 2018

Those games came in the Scottish Championship, meaning any games played for the Bantams would be his first senior league appearances in England.

Lewis had played three FA Cup fixtures in the 2016-17 season but none since then.

Willy Caballero, 40, was signed by the Saints this season on a free transfer to provide experienced cover when Forster and McCarthy were injured. 

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