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WC/ 20th July
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Blues defender Michael Morrison has hailed the retention of the club’s ‘two best players’ as a huge fillip.
Morrison was reacting to the news prize asset Demarai Gray and leading scorer Clayton Donaldson have committed their future to Blues until 2018.
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The 31-year-old, who qualifies through his grandfather, had hoped to feature in Jamaica’s busy summer schedule.
Gary Rowett has revealed he hasn’t given up on Diego Fabbrini and talks are still on-going.
Diego is a player we would love to bring to the club,” the Birmingham City boss said. “The talks are still ongoing but again that’s out of our hands – all we can do is try to put something together that is attractive to Watford.
Burton Albion are expecting to welcome 3,000 away fans to their friendly fixture this weekend as the club gets set to play at the highest level in its history.
A bumper crop of Birmingham City fans are getting set to head to the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday, but the club confirmed they are working ‘closer than ever’ with police to ensure a great atmosphere.
Blues are in talks with Borussia Mönchengladbach striker Peniel Mlapa.
According to the German city Düsseldorf’s newspaper BILD the 24-year-old “is in talks with English second league side Birmingham City” and is subject to a £500,000 move.
The day after we published this article he featured in the 2-2 draw with Northampton.
Paul Caddis is the latest player to sign a new contract, following both Demarai Gray and Clayton Donaldson.
The defender, whose original deal ran until next summer, has signed a one-year extension that will keep him at the club until at least June 2017.
Third choice goalkeeper Nick Townsend is set to leave Birmingham City.
According to Often Partisan he is believed to be on his way to Barnsley after Blues are said to have accepted a bid for the 20-year-old.
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