New role for Emanuel Aiwu as ‘swapping wings’ approach continues - Birmingham City predicted XI vs Leicester City

Here’s how Birmingham City are expected to line up against Leicester City in the Championship.

Birmingham City return to St Andrew's on Monday evening as they host title challengers Leicester City in the Sky Bet Championship. Wayne Rooney's side will be high on confidence following a 1-0 win away at Cardiff City midweek but a tougher test now awaits.

Leicester have lost just three games all season and have won 17 of the remaining 18, putting them top of the league. Ipswich Town are just goal difference behind the Foxes, however, and we all saw how well Blues did against them a month or so ago.

Birmingham will take hope from that result but have to be at their absolute best to claim even a single point, let alone all three. Here are the 11 players we think will start to give Blues the best chance of a positive result.

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