Birmingham move for Arsenal legend Pires

Birmingham City are moving for free agent Robert Pires.

The Daily Star says Brum have become the first English club to express an interest in signing former Footballer of the Year Pires.

Pires – who turns 37 later this month – has been training with his old club Arsenal.

Now a free agent having been released by the Spanish club during the summer, Pires has impressed Wenger with his attitude since rejoining training sessions.

The Frenchman gave a similar opportunity to Sol Campbell last season, opting eventually to sign the defender – then 35 – on a contract.

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