The former Irish international midfielder has been out of work since leaving Norwich at the end of last season.
Birmingham, meanwhile, are in the midst of a treacherous run of form, with the Blues failing to win a single match in the Championship so far this season. Garry Monk’s men have clinched three draws and lost on two occasions at this early stage.
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Hoolahan (36) has been training with the Baggies in recent weeks and they instigated contract talks with the free agent.
“Everyone around the club wants to push for promotion. The team knows what its capable of, its just a case of taking it week by week. When it clicks, were one of the strongest sides in the league,” he told the Express & Star.
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Its understood that negotiations have progressed well and its expected that Hoolahan will pen a deal with the Championship side over the weekend.
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