Blues bring in Villa full-back
Town have signed Aston Villa full-back James Bree on loan until the end of the season.
The 21-year-old is Paul Lambert’s seventh January addition and could be in the squad for Blues’ clash with Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road on Saturday.
James began his career with Barnsley and made his debut for The Tykes in May 2014 before helping the South Yorkshire club achieve promotion to the Championship in the 2015-16 season.
He joined Aston Villa in January 2017 and chalked up seven Championship appearances during the remainder of that campaign.
Last season he played 10 times for Villa in all competitions and this term he has made eight league appearances for the West Midlands side.
James will wear the number 41 shirt for Town.