Birmingham City locked in transfer tussle with Fulham for potential agreement with 10-goal forward

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Birmingham City are believed to have enquired into the availability of Sheffield Wednesday forward Josh Windass according to The Star. 

The 27-year-old caught the eye with some strong performances for the Owls in the 2020/21 season, although his efforts weren’t quite enough to see them avoid relegation into the third tier of English football.

Windass netted ten goals and was on hand to provide six assists in 44 appearances for Darren Moore’s side, and it appears as though those impressive showings haven’t gone unnoticed heading into the summer.

Fulham are believed to have reaffirmed their interest in signing Windass, although they’re said to be waiting on the future of manager Scott Parker before making any transfer decisions ahead of their return to the Championship.

But Birmingham City are the latest club to eye a move for the Sheffield Wednesday forward, who has a year remaining on his current contract at Hillsborough.

However, it remains to be seen as to whether Sheffield Wednesday will be able to hold onto him for much longer, with a number of clubs seemingly eyeing a move for the forward.

The Blues finished 18th in the Championship table, after picking up some much-needed positive results in the second half of the 2020/21 season, as Lee Bowyer guided them clear of the relegation zone relatively swiftly.

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The Verdict: 

This could turn out to be a really smart signing by the Blues ahead of the new Championship season.

Windass has shown that he can perform to a high standard at this level in the past, and it wouldn’t be fair to pass too much judgement on his performances last season, as Sheffield Wednesday as a collective were nowhere near good enough to avoid relegation into League One.

You would imagine that he’ll be keen to play at the highest possible level ahead of the new league campaign, and a move to Birmingham could present him with a step up from the level he’s currently at.

It wouldn’t come as a surprise to see Windass depart this summer, as he’s one of the few Sheffield Wednesday players to come away with any credit to their name from the 2020/21 season.

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