Harry Redknapp is keen to sign Barnsley captain Marc Roberts to bolster the defence, according to The Mirror.
Funds have been promised this Summer and it looks like the Blues boss wants another stopper to link up with Ryan Shotton.
Roberts, who only has 12 months left on his contract, has featured 80 times for the Tykes since joining from Halifax Town.
It is understood Redknapp has asked his new director Jeff Vetere to seal the deal for the 6ft 4 stopper.
Blues were linked with the 26-year-old a couple of seasons ago, with Villa also recently linked.
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