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Alex McLeish hopeful Sebastian Larrson can be tempted into extending career at Birmingham

27 Sep 2010 13:32:50

Alex McLeish hopeful Sebastian Larrson can be tempted into extending career at Birmingham

Alex McLeish insists Birmingham will keep trying to 'entice' in-form winger Sebastian Larsson to sign a new contract. The Swedish international is in the final year of his current deal and negotiations over a new deal started more than a year ago. But all attempts to persuade former Arsenal player Larsson to commit his future to Blues have so far drawn a blank. Under offer: McLeish is hopeful Larsson will sign a new contract McLeish said: 'There is nothing doing at the moment with Seb's contract. 'We were hopeful we could get something done but it is up to Seb. He is now in a good position for himself if he wants to become a Bosman. 'But we will keep trying to entice him.' Larsson has been back to his best in recent games with his pinpoint crosses, although no-one could take advantage during Saturday's goalless draw with Wigan at St Andrew's. McLeish said: 'I think he had a great game on Saturday. His delivery from the wide area was great. Seb doesn't have to beat a man. He can get the ball around an opponent with his terrific curl on the ball. 'We are just desperate for someone to get on the end of those quality crosses.'  Birmingham 0 Wigan 0: Blues extend unbeaten run but Gardner sees redMatch Zone: Everything you need to know about Saturday's actionCARLING CUP DRAW: Arsenal travel to Newcastle in pick of fourth round tiesBIRMINGHAM CITY FC


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