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Blues boss admits Wheater interest

Birmingham boss Alex McLeish has admitted that he would be interested in signing Middlesbrough defender David Wheater like a shot.

But McLeish concedes the club are not likely to be in a position to bid for Wheater even though they have been casting an eye over him recently.

Many Blues fans feel a big defender is needed and David Wheater could fit the bill - should Newcastle and Middlesbrough be relegated.

'With all due respect, who are we going to be able to buy to satisfy our supporters, totally?' said McLeish at a local fans' forum.

'It's difficult for us to buy top-end centre-halves in the Premier League.

'If Middlesbrough go down, then Wheater? He is a decent player and someone we have watched over the last five weeks just in case they say 'do you want a bargain'?

'But we think they will be looking for about eight or nine million pounds.'

When asked whether the club had eight or nine million, he replied: 'Not for one player.




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Date:Wednesday May 20 2009

Time: 4:41PM

 

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