Birmingham City sign West Brom striker Chris Wood

Chris Wood
Wood has scored once for New Zealand in 17 internationals

Birmingham City have signed West Brom striker Chris Wood on a one-month youth loan with a view to an extension.

The 19-year-old New Zealand international is available to face Derby County in Blues' opening Championship fixture of the season.

Wood, who played in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, moved to England in 2006 and signed his first professional contract with the Baggies in May 2009.

He had loan spells with Barnsley and Brighton & Hove Albion last season.

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