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Norwich City transfer rumours: Birmingham boss won’t be drawn on interest in City striker

Cameron Jerome has been linked with a move to Birmingham City. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Cameron Jerome has been linked with a move to Birmingham City. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

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Birmingham City boss Steve Cotterill has refused to be drawn on the Blues’ interest in Norwich City striker Cameron Jerome.

Birmingham are among a clutch of Championship clubs including Cardiff City, Derby County and Sunderland reportedly interested in signing the 31-year-old.

However, Cotterill wouldn’t comment on speculation linking Jerome with a January move to St Andrews.

“I would imagine there is probably a lot of clubs linked with Cameron Jerome at this moment in time,” said the Brum boss after his side’s 2-0 win over Reading.

“But I don’t talk about players that are other clubs’ unless the deal is done and they end up being our player. I wouldn’t disrespect Norwich or any other club.”

Jerome has been heavily tipped for a transfer window exit this month after falling behind Nelson Oliveira in the pecking order at Carrow Road.

Jerome signed a new Norwich deal in June 2016 keeping him at the club until 2019, with an additional one year option.

The frontman has endured an injury-hit season in recent weeks but had scored twice in 17 appearances for Daniel Farke.

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