Injury Boost Ahead of Derby Day
Blues boss Alex McLeish has confirmed that Sebastian Larsson should recover from a ligament injury in time to face arch rivals Aston Villa on Sunday.
Larsson was a major doubt after hobbling off during the Everton match last week.
But a scan has revealed only a minor tweak, and the former Scotland manager told the Birmingham Mail that he expected the midfielder to play:
'We're hoping that the extra day, with the game being on Sunday, will help him,' he said.
'He's probably our main concern because he did tweak his medial ligament and I know from personal experience that sometimes after the game you feel okay then two or three days later you are still sore with it.
'If he's got a bit of pain, but it's not restricting him, he will be all right.'
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