Carter Deal No Closer

Last updated : 31 October 2003 By Brian Cartlidge

The England Under 21 international, who has managed just one appearance from the subs bench this season, is yet to agree on a deal to prolong his stay beyond the end of this season when his present contract with Blues is due to expire.

“It is very frustrating and we can’t seem to make any headway," said Blues boss Steve Bruce.