Date: 15th March 2017 at 5:15pm
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Birmingham City have officially announced on the club’s website that a trio of first team squad members will be released at the end of the season.

Gianfranco Zola has made his final decision on Koby Arthur, Noe Baba and Josh Tibbetts, deciding that the out-of-contract trio would not be offer extended deals.

All three players will be free to join other clubs at the end of the 2016/17 campaign when their contracts expire.

Josh Tibbetts is a goalkeeper who is currently completing a work experience loan at Walsall until the end of the month.

The 18-year-old stopper has seen his progress with the Blues hampered by a serious knee injury.

Noe Baba is a versatile Republic of Ireland under-21 international who can operate in defence or midfield.

The 20-year-old was yet to make his first team debut and Birmingham have opted against triggering the one-year option in his current deal.

Koby Arthur had made 16 senior appearances for the Blues and had two loan spells at Cheltenham Town.

Birmingham fans – what do you make of this? Are you disappointed by any of these players leaving? Let us know in the comments below…