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Like a number of Championship clubs who are treading the tightrope with Financial Fair Play, the Blues were initially placed under a 'soft' embargo at the end of last season.
However, with the EFL not convinced Birmingham had heeded their warning, they were placed under full transfer embargo in early July, preventing them from registering players.
Despite this, though, the EFL will permit the signing and registering of a player if the deal meets two conditions - which the Blues are looking to exploit.
A deal can go ahead if the club's current senior squad consists of less than 24 senior players (player being defined as aged 21 or over and have made five or more first-team appearances) and if the salary of the incoming player is less than £600,000 a year.
Birmingham currently do have less than 24 senior established players, and so are able to bring another player in under these particular guidelines.
Should the club have had exactly 24 senior players in their squad, then by the same EFL ruling