After a tough start to the season, Birmingham City are starting to show the sort of form that should mean they avoid relegation with ease.
Garry Monk’s men have drawn too many games, but they have won two of their last four which has pushed them up to 17th in the table ahead of a game against Stoke after the international break.
Incredibly, only Leeds and Nottingham Forest have lost fewer games than Blues, who have tasted defeat just twice in the Championship this season.
Given the summer they had, with a transfer embargo restricting what Monk could do in the market, it’s a fine achievement.
And, he will hope that he can sign some new players in January to help his squad.
That would also allow Monk to send some promising youngsters out on loan, which will help their career development.
Here we look at TWO players who could depart in the winter window…
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