After the very public manoeuvres from Wigan that forced Steve Cotterill into leaving him on the bench this afternoon, it is a real Premiership club Birmingham City who look to have clinched a deal to sign him.
The two managers, Steve Bruce and Cotterill, have spoken about it and now the details are being thrashed out by the two chairmen David Gold and Barry Kilby with a strong chance that Blake could be in the
The Burnley boss was clearly disappointed to be losing him and said after today’s win against
“I don’t think there is anything more I can do to keep him here. Any player that gets the opportunity to play in the Premiership we cannot hold back. I have a lot of time for
I think most Burnley fans will be relieved he is not going to Wigan after the way they dealt with the whole affair but they just won’t let it drop and Jewell has even now decided to stick his nose in again.
“I made offers for Blake but
“I get the feeling if we offered £3 million they would not sell him to us.”
So it looks like Jewell and Wigan have lost out when it comes to signing Blake, they are getting used to losing though, just check out their last three results.