Birmingham City currently find themselves sitting in 13th place in the Sky Bet Championship table, and appear to be only going one way since the shock sacking of Gary Rowett.

The Blues are yet to win under new boss Gianfranco Zola and have picked up just 2 points from his first 5 games in charge.

They were sitting just outside the play-off spots under Rowett and were in serious contention for promotion before he was dismissed.

That was an unpopular decision with the fans, who have already started turning on Gianfranco Zola after his poor start to life in the West Midlands.

Zola will be desperate to stop the rot at St Andrew’s and it is clear that the whole club is in need of a lift, a lift that could be provided by the injection of fresh faces at the club.

This article is going to take a look at two potential incomings that Zola should look to secure a deal for by the end of this week…