Bellingham camp prefers Dortmund move to Man Utd
Jude Bellingham’s side would prefer a transfer to Borussia Dortmund against Manchester United this summer.
Birmingham City teenager was handed his chance in senior football this season under Pep Clotet, and he grabbed his chance with both hands.
Indeed, Bellingham’s mature performances – whether in the center of the midfield or outside – have seen scouts flock to St Andrew’s to watch him in action, club representatives at home and abroad.
United and Dortmund have been serious in their pursuit of Bellingham, who will be only 17 years old at the end of this month.
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What we learned from the Blues’ return
Birmingham City are back in training and working on resuming their championship campaign on Saturday, June 20.
After negotiating the first phase of the Restart project Championship version, in which group size was limited to five and social distancing was observed, they spent the week in full contact.
The Blues players are preparing for nine games in just over a month, with the EFL aiming to finish around July 21/22.
Five games will take place in St Andrew’s, the other four in West Brom, Stoke, Fulham and Preston, unfortunately all behind closed doors.
Pep Clotet looked at a team that came back in good shape and can’t wait to go.
This is what we have learned so far.
Solomon-Otabor opens up on “heartbreaking” racial abuse
Viv Solomon-Otabor returned to England after leaving CSKA Sofia – and is looking for a fresh start.
The 24-year-old left Birmingham City last summer and signed for the Bulgarian team where he ended up making 17 appearances and scoring a goal.
Unfortunately, he was also the victim of racial abuse which, in December, demanded that CSKA issue a statement condemning the conduct of the supporters.
And in an interview with the Daily Mail the Londoner revealed that the incident was not unique.
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