The Sun via the Birmingham Mail have today reported Blues face more competition in signing the winger than first thought.
The former Blues man has since been released by Hull and is available for a free transfer.
We previously reported Blues were to sign the 27-year-old sometime last week. However Bournemouth, newly promoted Burnley and Derby are now thought to be keen on capturing his signature.
It is likely Aluko will choose to stay in the Premier League, despite his connections at Blues. Here’s what he had to say about a possible move:
“I have a few offers to consider, I’m at the peak of my career, so have to make a good decision on where I will play next”.
The highly rated forward can also operate on the wing. Gary Rowett has expressed signing a striker is his top priority this summer. This move could now just be pie in the sky…