Birmingham City have been dwindling in the Championship middle table echelons since their relegation some seasons ago from the Premier League. The Blues face Promotion hopefuls Sheffield United on Wednesday as they look to consolidate on their mid-table position.
However, according to news from the local media star striker,Che Adams could be on his way to a Premier League club in the summer. Adams is one of the key players for the club having joined from Sheffield United three seasons ago.
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The Birmingham city club is at the 9th position on the EFL league table with a score of 46 points from 32 matches. But there is a lot that the team is facing right now than the challenge to maintain their position and up there game.
Che Adams, the Birmingham city phenomenon, is the main focus of Manchester United and Arsenal after hitting the net for 6 consecutive matches, although he missed out on the legacy in the last game he played at St Andrew’s. He hit 19 goals this season and so Monk raised his price during the transfer window, leaving the player in his team.
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Birmingham City have announced that Nicolai Brock-Madsen who played as a striker for the English club has left by mutual consent.
The Danish striker whose contract is due to expire in the summer has had the contract terminated after both parties agreed it was time for Brock-Madsen to move on to another phase in his career.
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Michael Morrison attributes Che Adams’ outstanding form inside the penalty area to the work he is doing outside. The Birmingham City striker grabbed his ninth goal of the season against Preston on Saturday, drawing him to within one of leading scorer Lukas Jutkiewicz.
He has already passed his best ever Championship tally before the half way mark and Morrison can only see more to come.
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Birmingham City will be without Jacques Maghoma for this weekend’s visit from Sheffield Wednesday. The winner of the team will not meet his former team after being injured just before the match half-time after evening victory over Reading on Tuesday. But Blues boss Garry Monk does not expect the 31-year-old will be absent for a long time.
Monk said, “He twisted his ankle, today he is going for a scan, so we do not know the full extent. We do not think it’s too serious – just a bit of swelling, so probably unlikely for this weekend. We really do not know anything before we get the results back, exactly what the prediction will be. It seems to be stable according to doctors, we are very hopeful if it is this weekend, in case he misses out on the same, there will be nothing further than that.”
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Garry Monk cannot wait for the return of Cheikh Ndoye to first-team action. The 32-year-old was involved in the World Cup 2018 with the Senegal national team. Even though Senegal failed to progress past the group stages, it still meant plenty of action in the summer forNdoye. As a result, he has been given extended time in order to complete his holidays. Ndoye was involved in the games against Poland and Japan, while he did feature in the warmup game against Croatia just before the start of the tournament.
Birmingham City manager Garry Monk is preparing for his first full campaign with the club. He was appointed towards the end of last season and he helped the club stay in the Championship. Now, Monk is looking to get the club away from the relegation battle and closer to the play-off places. The club have so far been quite muted in terms of the transfer activity, as they have only brought in Kristian Pedersen for anything involving a transfer fee. Several players have left Birmingham on a free transfer. Crucially,Ndoye’s return to first-team action will be important for Birmingham since he provides the team with a large dose of confidence.
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Second tier German outfit Union Berlin have confirmed that Birmingham City are interested in pursuing the signature of Danish defender Kristian Pedersen. The 23-year-old left-back has been linked with the Blues over the past few days and their interest in the Dane has now been confirmed, according to The Birmingham Mail.
As per the report, Pedersen is said to have a release clause of around £2.2 million written into his existing deal at the Stadion An der Alten and the Bluesare supposedly willing to trigger the sum. The full-backbegan his playing career in Denmark with Benlose IF before making the switch to hometown side Ringsted IF.
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Birmingham City manager Garry Monk has stressed that the club are still focused on the prize of avoiding relegation despite their derby defeat at the hands of Wolverhampton Wanderers. The west Midlands outfit had set up with the plan of playing spoilsport for the champions-elect, but they were made to pay after failing to make the most of their chances.
Maxime Colin and Lukas Jutkiewicz had the opportunity to find the scoresheet for Birmingham in either half, but ultimately, the victory went to the Wolves by a 2-0 score line. Speaking after the game, Monk said: “We are fighting, I think you can see we are fighting. It was a difficult challenge today, a difficult one to overcome. Had we may be taken those two chances that we did create then it might have been different.But one thing is for sure, we are not going to take our eyes off the prize of what we are fighting for.Everyone’s committed, everyone’s fighting, these players are giving everything and we will do that in the remaining games as well.” Continue reading “Garry Monk Focused On Birmingham’s Relegation Fight”
Championship strugglers Birmingham City have appointed Garry Monk as their new manager following the dismissal of Steve Cotterill on Saturday. The former Middlesbrough manager has been handed a three-and-a-half year deal with the west Midlands outfit, and he has the task of getting the club out of the relegation zone.
A statement on the club’s official website read: “The club is delighted to announce the appointment of Garry Monk as our new manager.He will be assisted by Pep Clotet, James Beattie and Darryl Flahavan. Sean Rush joins Monk’s backroom staff as Head of Performance and Ryan Needs comes in as Head of Analysis.After talks today, Monk has signed a three-and-a-half year contract.Assistant Manager Clotet, First Team Coach Beattie and Goalkeeper Coach Flahavan have also agreed contracts until the summer of 2021.”
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Birmingham City were able to get a crucial victory over Burton Albion in the FA Cup to reach the fourth round of the competition. Sam Gallagher came up with the only goal of the game in the 56th minute to provide a victory for Birmingham at the St Andrew’s stadium. The Birmingham team were coming into the game with a recent run of good form, which appears to be essential to the club getting out of the drop zone in the next couple of weeks. However, this task is made difficult by the distraction of the FA Cup. Any disappointing result in this competition’s early rounds may have a spill on effect. Hence, manager Steve Cotterill was extremely keen on getting a win over Burton Albion, as Birmingham had been relatively treated kindly in the draw for the third round.
Cotterill will now be hoping that his team come up against a top outfit in the latter stages of the competition. After the game, the manager admitted that it was extremely important for him to retain the momentum of the squad. Hence, he decided not to make any significant changes to the starting line-up, which has performed well in recent weeks. Apart from the victory, the result also provided the third consecutive clean sheet for the team. Cotterill says that this helps Birmingham build on the recent form.
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