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Burton Albion's loan deal for Nathan Redmond collapses

Nathan Redmond
Redmond has played for the Birmingham first team

Burton Albion's loan move for teenage Birmingham City winger Nathan Redmond has fallen through.

The Brewers announced the signing of the 16-year-old on a one-month deal earlier this month.

But the deal has collapsed as Football League rules state first-year scholars cannot sign on loan for a League club.

Manager Paul Peschisolido said: "I'm really disappointed we've now been told he won't be able to play. It's a shame because he's looked sharp in training."

A Football League spokesman said: "An oversight had been made initially but as soon as the Football League became aware of it they made the club aware."

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