Alex McLeish promises new deal before new year for Birmingham midfielder Seb Larsson

26 November 2010 12:41
Alex McLeish has reassured Seb Larsson that finalising a new pay deal for the Sweden international is top of the Scot's list of priorities.

The midfielder has been an integral part of the Birmingham side since McLeish's arrival three years ago but is out of contract at the end of this season.

Talks over a fresh agreement have been continuing for several months and, with the former Arsenal trainee free to speak with other clubs from January, McLeish is determined to bring the matter to a conclusion.

Negotiations: Larsson (left) has been in talks about a new Birmingham deal

He said: 'We haven't spoken to his agent for a month or so and I'm aware that we need to get things done before the New Year.

'Seb has played at a high level this season and he has kicked on. I'll be sitting down with chief executive Peter Pannu and I'm sure I'll get the chance to sort this out. It's something I'll be looking to get done, certainly.'

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