Despite Lukas Jutkiewicz having a fairly decent season, with eight goals in 28 Championship appearances, there is a need for more firepower at Birmingham City.

With just 34 goals scored in 28 league games and a -11 goal difference, Pep Clotet hasn’t quite got the attack clicking to its full potential, which has led him and his team to turn their attention to Croatia to try and find a solution.

According to 24Sata, his name is Mario Gavranovic, and he has an offer from Birmingham City in front of him, which he is ‘still considering’.

The newspaper explain the 30-year-old forward has asked Dinamo Zagreb’s sporting director, Zoran Mamic, for a two day ‘time out’ during which he will make a decision about the future of his career.

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The main issue is that Gavranovic isn’t keen on the idea of a loan, and would prefer a direct transfer to Birmingham.

As 24Sata explain, ‘everything will be clear in two days’ once the forward comes back from his ‘time out’.

Since the start of the campaign, Gavranovic has made 25 appearances in all competitions for the Croatian side, scoring six goals and assisting twice.