Birmingham City boss Lee Bowyer says he is hopeful of concluding a loan deal for Wolverhampton Wanderers defender soon.

His words come after reports earlier in the week that the Blues were keen to land both him and Matija Sarkic.

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Goalkeeper Sarkic has actually been training with the Championship outfit according to Tim Spiers.

Judging by Bowyer’s comments, it sounds like a deal is imminent.

He said today (quoted by Sunderland Echo): “We’re hoping that that [Sanderson deal] will get done soon.

“Something has been agreed but he’s just coming back from an injury, so we’re just making sure everything is right on the medical side of things.

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“I don’t think there’s any problems and it’s just a matter of time I think.”


A good move for Sanderson

So it seems confirmation isn’t too far away for Sanderson’s proposed move to Birmingham.

It’s a good next step for him.

He excelled last term in League One with Sunderland, so it makes sense for him to now go to the Championship.

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He did have half a season with Cardiff City in 2019/20, but this time he’s more mature and will be in the division from the start.

Should he fare well, he surely has to be in with a chance of playing for the Wolves first-team.

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