Birmingham City fans react as report credits Blues with interest in Sheffield Wednesday's ex-Villan Barry Bannan

Fans brave the cold and take there shirts off during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Birmingham City and Huddersfield Town at St Andrews on February 6, 2018 in Birmingham,...

The former Aston Villa player is reportedly attracting interest from Sheffield Wednesday's Championship rivals, Birmingham City.

Fans brave the cold and take there shirts off during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Birmingham City and Huddersfield Town at St Andrews on February 6, 2018 in Birmingham,...

Birmingham City fans are reacting on Twitter after their side were credited with interest in Sheffield Wednesday's former Aston Villa midfielder Barry Bannan.

The Sheffield Star named Birmingham as one of two clubs, along with Middlesbrough, believed to be tracking the Scotland international.

Bannan has proved himself to be one of Sheffield Wednesday's most important players since his move to Hillsborough three years ago, but is about to enter the final year of his contract.

Barry Bannan of Sheffield Wednesday looks on prior the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Newcastle United and Sheffield Wednesday at St James Park on September 23, 2015 in...

And with reports suggesting the Owls may have to cash in on some of their high earning players this summer, it is perhaps no surprise to see other clubs credited with interest - not least Birmingham, who were linked with the 28-year-old a year ago.

But what do Blues fans make of the rumour, given Bannan's ties to rivals Aston Villa?

This is what they are saying...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Would Birmingham fans be willing to put aside the Sheffield Wednesday star's Aston Villa ties?

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