Birmingham's Traore hopes dashed

ARSENE Wenger has dashed Birmingham's hopes of signing Arsenal left-back Armand Traore on loan in time for the opening game of the season. (Teletext)Manager Wenger will not decide whether or not to allow Traore to leave until the end of the August transfer window.

ARSENE Wenger has dashed Birmingham's hopes of signing Arsenal left-back Armand Traore on loan in time for the opening game of the season. (Teletext)

Manager Wenger will not decide whether or not to allow Traore to leave until the end of the August transfer window.

Blues boss Alex McLeish said: “I'm not saying I won't go back to him. It is possible but depends what happens between now and the end of August.”


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