Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has returned to
Manchester City following his loan spell at Cardiff.
The 21-year-old Dane
made 14 appearances in the Coca-Cola Championship for the Bluebirds but turned
down the chance to stay on for two further league matches.
have been unavailable for Saturday's FA Cup third round clash away to Chasetown
under the terms of his loan agreement.
The shot-stopper began the season as
first choice at City, but lost his place in manager Sven Goran Eriksson's first
Joe Hart has since enjoyed an impressive run in the City first-team and
Schmeichel will face a tough task to force a place in the starting
Not being one to normally speculate or comment on any old transfer rumour (would Birmingham really pay nigh on £3million for Samaras?) but could this decision possibly be as a result of an impending move for Andreas Isaksson?