Today FC Bochum have announced they have signed striker Peniel Mlapa.
Blues took the German born striker on trial last month.
After news broke that Blues were in talks with Borussia Mönchengladbach for the 24-year-old, Blues have now missed out on him.
Take a look at @VfLBochum1848eV’s tweet:
After it was reported Blues bid £500,000 two weeks ago, Gary Rowett will have to look elsewhere for another striker. He has however mentioned he will not rush to sign someone for ‘signing sake’, so we may have to wait until the end of this month to see another new face.
Watch Gary Rowett’s first interview of the new season: