It has been a disastrous start to the Sky Bet Championship season for Birmingham City, with the playing squad at St Andrew’s failing to match the expectancy of the club’s board or supporters.
Harry Redknapp was sacked last month after overseeing Birmingham’s poor start, and his successor, Steve Cotterill, has been tasked with guiding the Blues out of the relegation zone and up the Championship table.
Redknapp oversaw an extremely busy summer, where Birmingham’s club-record transfer fee was broken when signing Jota from Brentford, whilst there were a number of other exciting additions made.
However, the Blues have continued to struggle, and the likelihood is that Cotterill will be active during the January transfer window, as he moulds his own squad.
Here at FLW, we look at a player Cotterill might let leave this January, and also a player we believe Birmingham should be looking to sign at the beginning of 2018…