Vignal Should Be Back For Villa Clash
Blues defender Gregory Vignal is hoping to be fit to face Aston Villa at St Andrews next weekend.
The Frenchman picked up a hip injury in the game against Portsmouth, but his return looks to be an early one as the player is making good progress.
McLeish said: 'I'd expect Vignal to be ready for the Villa game. I hate to make predictions, but I'd expect him to be OK.
'It's been a blow to lose him as he came in and looked the part. He's a natural leftie and gave us good balance.
'Stuart Parnaby and then Stephen Carr acquitted themselves well at left-back - Carr in particular has been exceptional - but Vignal has been a miss.'