Deal OFF: Onazi denied work permit to join Blues
Ogenyi Onazi's proposed move to Birmingham City is off after the player was denied a work permit, BBC Sport have confirmed.
Blues had agreed a deal to sign the 24-year-old in a €4.5m deal from Turkish club Trabzonspor.
Onazi is a regular in the Nigerian national team but various factors led to his appeal for a work permit being rejected.
He will remain with Trabzonspor.