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Birmingham City have been dealt a blow with the news that winger Jefferson Montero will be out for some time with a thigh injury.
Head coach Pep Clotet believes Birmingham City have enough attacking options to cope with any injuries to their two recognised strikers.
Jota insists Aston Villa are a big club as they look to give the fans something to cheer in their first home game of the Premier League season.
Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy says it is great to see James McCarthy given a chance at Crystal Palace.
Birmingham boss Pep Clotet says he is very happy to have acquired the services of Swansea winger Jefferson Montero on a season-long loan.
Chelsea defender Jake Clarke-Salter will spend the season on loan at Birmingham after signing a new contract with the Premier League club.