Chairman David Gold and co-owner David Sullivan are set to grant the Latics permission to talk to Bruce after he has indicated he is keen to move to the JJB Stadium following the uncertainty surrounding the midlands club.
Blues are not expected to make any official statement until the meeting has been held at Sullivan´s mansion in Essex.
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