Birmingham are reportedly trying to sign Sheffield United-linked George Puscas as Che Adams' replacement

Che Adams of Birmingham celebrates after he scores the third goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Sheffield Wednesday at St Andrew's Trillion Trophy...

Both Birmingham City and Sheffield United profited from Adams' sale to Southampton.

Che Adams of Birmingham celebrates after he scores the third goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Sheffield Wednesday at St Andrew's Trillion Trophy...

Birmingham City could use the money generated from the sale of a former Sheffield United player to try and sign a rumoured Blades target, according to the Daily Mail.

Southampton are said to have paid the Blues £15 million for Che Adams, with 20 per cent of that (£3m) heading to Sheffield United as part of a sell-on clause agreed in 2016.

 

And the Daily Mail reports that Birmingham are now in pursuit of the Palermo striker, George Puscas, for whom Sport claimed the Blades made a bid last week.

The Serie B side are said to have paid Inter Milan £2.9m for Puscas a year ago.

George Puscas of Romania U21 during the  EURO U21 match between England  v Romania  at the Orogel Stadium-Dino Manuzzi on June 21, 2019 in Cesena Italy

And although he only scored nine goals in 33 games in his first season on Sicily, the 23-year-old made a positive impression at this summer's Under-21 European Championship.

That should only increase his chances of a move, with Palermo's recent demotion to Italy's fourth tier also a likely factor. 

Sheffield United have seen their own striking pool diminish since the end of last season, and Puscas could help to restore some of the physicality lost through Gary Madine's return to Cardiff City.

Lukas Jutkiewicz of Birmingham City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Fulham at St Andrews (stadium) on May 6, 2018 in...

Birmingham already employ one powerful front man in Lukas Jutkiewicz, who proved the perfect foil for Adams last term.

Would Puscas be a good addition for Birmingham City / Sheffield United?

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