"I think he gave him an indication that they are prepared to listen to offers and he didn't have a big future at Birmingham, so they wouldn't stand in his way if he could get fixed up as such. So that was encouraging for us when I speak to Martin.
"At the moment I would like to be able to extend the loan to January 1 then that would buy us some time to then talk about anything more permanent thereafter. There are a couple of other clubs interested in him since he's been with us. Other Championship clubs."