Newcastle to refuse Birmingham's £1.5m offer for striker Shola Ameobi

25 January 2011 01:27
Shola Ameobi is the latest striker to appear on the radar of Birmingham City but a £1.5million bid for the Newcastle forward is likely to be met with a firm rebuttal.

Although Ameobi's contract is up in 2012, he is viewed as important back-up to Andy Carroll who is out injured for another three weeks.

Genoa, meanwhile, have joined Stoke in expressing interest in Birmingham striker Cameron Jerome.

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