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Blues' Stewart close to Aberdeen loan

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Aberdeen are close to signing the former Dundee striker Greg Stewart on loan from Birmingham City.The 27-year-old left Dens Park for the Championship club last year but failed to score in 26 appearances and could not secure a regular starting place.Stewart would become the Pittodrie club’s third signing of the summer, after Greg Tansey and Ryan Christie.

He scored 32 goals in 84 appearances for Dundee, before moving to Birmingham for around £500,000.Stewart is poised to return to Scotland on a season-long loan deal, with Aberdeen looking to strengthen the squad after losing Ash Taylor, Ryan Jack, Peter Pawlett, Niall McGinn and Jonny Hayes from the squad that finished runners-up to Celtic in all three domestic competitions last season.Midfielder Tansey joined from Inverness Caledonian Thistle as a free agent, while Christie signed on loan for the season from Celtic.
Source: BBC Black Country