Neewcastle stopper Steve Harper is set to join Birmingham City in a roll as as player-coach.
The move has sparked ramous that the Championship club will listen to offers for 19-year-old England goalkeeper Jack Butland.
Butland who is highly rated has been link to Arsenal, Southampton and Fulham.
Speaking on Monday, Butland said: ‘At the end of the day, it is all rumours until it becomes a necessity and it needs to happen.
‘But for now, I am where I need to be. I need to play games at Birmingham and the rumours can carry on.
‘They are no distraction for me. I know there are rumours but I can’t let it affect what I do’