Birmingham City FC ready to replace Zola with surprise candidate

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According to reports from the Daily Mail, Birmingham City are plotting a move to replace Gianfranco Zola with Ivan Vukomanovic.

There was a lot of outrage after Gary Rowett was unceremoniously sacked by Birmingham City recently despite the 42-year-old conducting a brilliant job at St. Andrews.

Many believe that Rowett was sacked just so that Birmingham could appoint a high profile name in the form of Gianfranco Zola and it has to be said that the decision has not paid dividends for the Blues.

Under Zola, Birmingham have dropped from challenging for a place in the top six to fighting against relegation and it is believed that the Italian manager could end up being sacked due to the poor results.

Vukomanovic wanted by Birmingham

Now to add to speculation that Zola could end up leaving St. Andrews, the Daily Mail have claimed that the Birmingham hierarchy are currently eyeing up a swoop for Slovan Bratislava boss Ivan Vukomanovic.

Vukomanovic has impressed during his time at Slovan Bratislava, leading the club to 2nd in the table as well as to the final of the domestic cup.

Vukomanovic has been attracting the interest from a number of clubs as a result of his fine job and now according to reports, Birmingham City are readying a swoop for the 39-year-old as a replacement for Zola.

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