Championship outfit Birmingham City are targeting a summer move for Aberdeen midfielder Kenny McLean, according to The Birmingham Mail.
The 25-year-old moved to Pittodrie back in 2015 after six years at St Mirren, and has since become an integral part of Derek McInnes’ side, a side that has twice finished second behind champions Celtic in the Scottish Premiership.
The one-time Scotland international, coming last year against Czech Republic, appeared in all 38 of the Dons’ league matches last term, in which time he contributed three goals and laid on four assists to help consolidate their status as ‘best of the rest’ in Scottish football.
And his fine form for Aberdeen has attracted interest from Harry Redknapp and Birmingham, who are reportedly considering a summer move for McLean in a bid to build a squad capable of challenging at the right end of the Championship.
The Blues narrowly avoided relegation on the final day of the season last term, and the St Andrew’s faithful will not want a repeat of that next time round so signings are essential if Redknapp’s men are to climb up the table.
The 70-year-old was reportedly in attendance to watch the 25-year-old in action as Aberdeen lost the Scottish Cup Final to Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic back in May, and was clearly impressed by the midfielder to reportedly express an interest in him.
However, whether Redknapp does indeed go for the £510,000-rated star (as per Transfermarkt) this summer remains to be seen, but what is clear is that McLean’s efforts north of the border have not gone unnoticed, and they are efforts which may well earn him a move sooner rather than later.
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