Ibe made his debut off the bench for Birmingham's draw at Blackpool.
"I am so excited by Jordon and what he now gives us," the Blues boss declared after this critical win hauled them a point above Blackpool.
"We saw glimpses of his skill in his first training session with us and he showed a bit more in the game. He seems so confident in his own ability. He has great power and pace. He is a real asset."
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