Blues seal Tainio deal

Finnish midfielder moves on

Tainio: On the move

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Birmingham City have swooped to complete the signing of Sunderland's Teemu Tainio. revealed that The Blues had made a move for the Finnish international, and now a deal has been struck.

Birmingham moved for the 29-year-old with just hours of the deadline left, but they have successfully managed to strike a deal.

Tainio will move on loan for the rest of the season with a view to a permanent move.

Tainio leaves Sunderland having joined the club just over 12 months ago from Tottenham.