Last Updated: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:52
Birmingham City manager Lee Clark may be forced to sell England international Jack Butland during this transfer window.
It is now believed that the Blues have cut the asking price to a downpayment of £3.5million as they are desperate to raise funds.
Reports suggest they want the deal to total around £6million with instalments included. A bid was rejected in the summer from Southampton for around that price and interest in the 19-year-old is high, with Liverpool, Everton, Fulham and Newcastle thought to be keen to secure the youngster's signature.
Clark has said that, despite the speculation, they haven't received any bids for Butland.
He revealed: "In terms of somebody actually putting down that they want to take him and what they're willing to pay, that hasn't materialised.
"With my football manager's head on, I don't want that to happen. But, in terms of the future of the club, it's been talked about already by the chairman that it probably needs to happen."
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