Aberdeen are set to miss out on Newcastle United talent Josh Home after numerous clubs in the English Football League showed an interest (Birmingham Live).

The 15-year-old is set to sign a two-year scholarship with Birmingham City after a successful trial with the English Championship club. Aberdeen were one of three other clubs interested in the Newcastle United youngster.

Aberdeen will miss out on the Newcastle United talent.

Aberdeen will miss out on the Newcastle United talent. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

It would have brought about a Newcastle United connection in the north-east, Aberdeen manager Stephen Glass a former Toon player. But it looks as if Home will head for the English Championship instead of Pittodrie.

The teenager has been on Birmingham City’s radar for years and will join their U18s squad for the start of next season.

Aberdeen have been busy in the transfer window under new manager Glass. Celtic and Motherwell captains Scott Brown and Declan Gallagher will join on two-year deals while goalkeeper Gary Woods has signed a pre-contract too.

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