Wigan boss Bruce aim to trump Birmingham for Palacios

Wigan Athletic boss Steve Bruce is confident trumping Birmingham City for midfielder Wilson Palacios.

The People says Palacios is only at St Andrews on loan from Olimpio, and Bruce believes he can get in the middle of the deal by offering him a longer contract at the JJB Stadium.

It will be a tricky transfer swoop and is bound to annoy the Blues who fought hard to get Palacios a work permit.

The midfielder has made only half-a-dozen appearances for Birmingham, but Bruce rates the 42-times capped star highly.

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