Spartak Moscow skipper Martin Jiranek offered to Birmingham City after contract spat

30 August 2010 12:07
Birmingham City have been offered Spartak Moscow captain Martin Jiranek.[LNB]The 31-year-old defender - who usually plays centrally but has filled in at left back - can leave Spartak for a nominal fee after indicating he won't sign an extension to his contract, which expires in December.[LNB]AEK Athens and Real Zaragoza have made him an offer, but the Czech international hopes to agree terms with Birmingham as England is his preferred destination.[LNB] Up for grabs: Martin Jiranek (left) battles with former Liverpool misfit Andriy Voronin[LNB]The 6ft 3in Jiranek has been at Spartak for six years since a £4.7million move from Italian side Reggina. Bolton 2 Birmingham 2: Slap in the face for Blues as 10-men snatch pointBirmingham's protracted move for Wigan winger N'Zogbia collapsesBIRMINGHAM CITY FC

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