Birmingham City remain in the relegation zone but there is optimism around St. Andrew’s after Garry Monk secured his first win as manager last time out.
The former Leeds boss had a very tough opening two games against Middlesbrough and Cardiff, which Blues lost, but they then resoundingly beat Hull 3-0.
With several winnable games coming up, fans will hope they can go on a positive run and get out of trouble in the next few weeks. Then, Monk can concentrate on building for next season.
Expectations at the club were that they would be competing for the top six this season but it hasn’t happened, with several talented players struggling for form under previous management.
However, Monk will recognise he has some very good players available to him even if new additions will be needed in the summer.
Here we look at five players who could arrive at Birmingham to transform them into promotion contenders…