Birmingham City transfer news: Blues missed out on signing, West Brom eyeing ex-Premier League man

Latest Championship news

Birmingham City picked up a 1-0 win away at Preston North End over the weekend.

The Blues left Deepdale with a useful three points after Maxime Colin’s first-half goal.

John Eustace’s side are currently sat in 20th place in the table after two wins from their opening eight matches.

They are back in action on Saturday at home to Swansea City, followed by a trip to rivals West Brom next Wednesday.

Here is a look at the latest news from across the Championship...

BIRMINGHAM CITY’S FAILED TRANSFER SWOOP

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Birmingham City failed in a late swoop for Harry McKirdy from Swindon Town before the transfer deadline. He ended up moving up to Scotland to join Hibernian (The Sun).

WBA EYEING FREE AGENT

West Brom are set to offer a contract to free agent defender Erik Pieters, who is available after leaving Burnley at the end of the past campaign (Lancashire Live).

HULL COULD LET PLAYERS LEAVE

Hull City could still let players leave the club, despite the window shutting last week. There is the option to loan out some youngsters to non-league and let fringe players depart to European clubs (Hull Live).

STOKE CITY WANT GOALKEEPER

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Stoke City are keen to sign Leicester City goalkeeper Daniel Iverson, who spent last season on loan in the second tier with Preston North End (Alan Nixon on Patreon).

SHEFFIELD UNITED TO REIGNITE INTEREST IN MLS ACE

Sheffield United will reignite their interest in CF Montreal’s Ismael Kone with the midfielder catching their eye in the MLS (Fabrizio Romano).

HUDDERSFIELD TARGETING YOUNGSTER

Huddersfield Town are interested in signing young Liverpool left-back James Norris. The 19-year-old has played twice for the Reds’ first-team so far in his career (Alan Nixon on Patreon).

CHELSEA LOOKED AT SHEFFIELD UNITED ACE

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Chelsea were one of a few clubs that expressed an interest in signing Sheffield United ace Sander Berge. He scored yesterday against Hull (Sheffield Star).

EVERTON TAKING LOOK AT BURNLEY MAN

Everton are interested in a potential winter swoop for Burnley defender Taylor Harwood-Bellis. The centre-back is on loan at Turf Moor from Manchester City (Alan Nixon on Patreon).

BLACKPOOL STILL WANT SIGNINGS

Blackpool are eyeing moves for two unnamed free agents as Michael Appleton looks to further bolster his ranks (Lancashire Live).