Bruce keen on new City deal

10 July 2007 04:39
Birmingham City boss Steve Bruce has revealed he has held talks with the St Andrew's board over a new contract. Bruce, who led the Blues back to the Premier League at the first time of asking last season, still has two years remaining on his existing deal. But the former Manchester United defender has admitted he would be keen to extend his six-and-a-half year tenure at the club. However, Bruce has revealed preliminary talks have been put on hold until the future of the club is resolved. Carson Yeung recently purchased a 29 per cent stake in the Blues and the Hong Kong businessman could be interested in launching a formal takeover offer. "There have been discussions. I have spoken to the club about a new deal, but with all the takeover talks it's been put on the back-burner for now," said Bruce. "I've got two years left of my current contract. Would I sign another one? I've been here six years as a manager and two as a player so, yes, of course I'd be interested, but we'll see. "Like I said, talks are ongoing but, with the takeover situation, it's been put on ice."

Source: ESA