Birmingham talking terms to tie down midfielder Sebastian Larsson

04 September 2010 12:47
Birmingham have re-opened talks with midfielder Sebastian Larsson over a new contract.   [LNB]Larsson has been involved in negotiations which first opened twoyears ago following their relegation from the Barclays Premier League.[LNB] Talking terms: Sebastian Larsson (left) hoping to secure his Birmingham future[LNB]The Swedish international could not make his mind up on his future even after City returned to the top flight.   [LNB]As a result Blues took up a 12-month option on his current contract which will run out next summer.  [LNB] If the two sides cannot reach an agreement, then Larsson will be free to talk to interested parties in January and possibly sign a pre-contract agreement.   [LNB]Twenty-five-year-old Larsson's representatives met with Birmingham's acting chairman Peter Pannu on Thursday.   [LNB]The former Arsenal player has said on several occasions in the past that he would prefer to remain at St Andrew's.   [LNB]Meanwhile, City remain confident manager Alex McLeish will finally put pen paper on a new deal sooner rather than later.   [LNB]Pannu was at pains to point out yesterday that his remark in an interview that McLeish was 'no Mourinho' had not caused a rift between the pair.[LNB] BIRMINGHAM CITY FC: All the latest news from across the webWigan boss Martinez tells wantaway winger N'Zogbia to fight for his place Firing Line: Breakdown between board and boss leaves McLeish on edge[LNB] [LNB]  

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