Birmingham want to sign Bolton
central defender Danny Shittu on loan.
Manager Alex McLeish has confirmed he is in the market for a new centre half, despite taking Portsmouth defender Djimi Traore on loan.
Nigeria international Shittu, 28, joined Bolton for £2m from Watford last summer, but he has made only seven appearances.
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