1. ITV Report

Birmingham close in on Lovenkrands

Lee Clark at a press conference Photo: ITV Central

Birmingham manager Lee Clark has confirmed the club are on the verge of completing the signing of Newcastle United striker Peter Lovenkrands.

"He is going through a medical now. He did very well at Newcastle, he has a good pedigree he'll be a great addition to the squad. He will move to the area and be fully committed which is good for the club. "

– Lee Clark, Birmingham City Manager

Assuming the medical is passed, Lovenkrands is expected to sign a 2 year deal by the end of the day.