Former QPR chief Flavio Briatore is eyeing off Birmingham City.

The Mirror says Briatore is set for a dramatic return to English football as the co-owner of Birmingham City.

The former Queens Park Rangers chief, along with long-time friend Gianni Paladini, is considering a move to buy the npower Championship outfit.

Birmingham owner Carson Yeung is seeking new investment and Briatore, 62 is weighing up a bid.