Birmingham City have been one of the Championship’s poorest sides in the second-half of the season and Gianfranco Zola’s record at the helm of St Andrews is something that leaves a lot to be desired.

The Italian has won just 2 of his last 19 games in-charge but there’s real thought that after the Newcastle United game this weekend, the team might be heading in the right direction.

The Blues managed to hold leaders Newcastle United to a 0-0 draw at St Andrews, a result which failed to see the Magpies pick up serious ground on Brighton, who lost against Leeds United this weekend.

But for Blues, it was a decent result against a Newcastle side that have humbled plenty of opposition both home and away this campaign.

However, looking forward to the summer, Gianfranco Zola has plenty of decisions to make regarding individualds that are out of contract.

So with that in mind, here’s 5 out of contract stars that Zola needs to release at the end of the campaign…