Josh Eustace addresses Birmingham City winger’s future as Hull City ‘target’ AS Roma defender

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John Eustace has addressed George Hall’s future at Birmingham City after recent reports linking him with a move to the Premier League.

The teenager spent nine years with the Blues’ academy before bursting onto the scene last season. Hall’s impressive form has helped him become a regular at St. Andrews, making 27 appearances and scoring his first senior goal in their draw with Watford back in August.

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The winger is set to enter the final year of his first professional contract this summer and his form for the Blues has caught the eye of a number of clubs including Leeds United, Liverpool and Newcastle. However, Eustace has outlined his desire to keep Hall at the club for as long as possible.

Speaking ahead of Birmingham’s trip to Reading tomorrow, Eustace said: “I want George here for as long as we can sign him on here for. Everyone at the football club loves him to bits, he’s in a very good environment. I know the fans have really taken to him, he’s one of our own and we want him here for as long as we can.”

Hall joins the likes of Jude Bellingham and his brother Jobe who have impressed at St. Andrews as teenagers.

Rome to Hull?

Hull City have joined the race to sign AS Roma’s Bryan Reynolds, according to Calciomercato.

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The defender moved to Rome from his boyhood club FC Dallas in 2021 but has only managed a handful of appearances for the senior team and is currently enjoying an impressive loan spell in Belgium with KVC Westerlo. Reynolds has made 27 appearances this term and has six goal contributions.

With Reynolds unlikely to make an impact on Roma’s first team in the future and Westerlo currently holding a €7m option to buy the defender, it looks increasingly likely that Jose Mourinho’s side will be open to parting ways with the American this summer.

It is unclear whether Westerlo will make the deal permanent and that could pave the way for Hull to lure him to the Championship. However, the Tigers will also face competition from both Watford and Swansea City, who expressed interest in the 21-year-old during the January transfer window.

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