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Blues ready to make move in transfer market

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Alex McLeish is looking to bring in a maximum of two players during January to enhance Birmingham's hopes of climbing clear of relegation trouble.

Blues remain in a dogfight near the foot of the table despite impressive recent results that include victory over Chelsea and a draw with Manchester United. McLeish has been linked with moves for Tottenham's Robbie Keane, Cardiff's Jay Bothroyd and, on loan, Liverpool's Ryan Babel.

The former Scotland boss said: "I can't give you names or comment on individuals but we certainly have players on the radar. We have targets that we want to bring in to enhance our chances of climbing up the table."

He added: "We are talking about maybe a couple of players, probably two at the most."

McLeish hopes to have news on the future of winger Sebastian Larsson, who will face his former club Arsenal on Saturday, in the next week.

Blues are still in negotiations with the Sweden international whose current contract runs out next summer.

McLeish said: "There is no news as yet. We will hopefully be able to say something next week of sorts.

"We are still in a negotiation process at the moment."

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