Birmingham City's Spanish midfielder Miguel Marcos Madera, known as Michel, has been loaned for the rest of this season to AEK Athens, the Greek club announced today.
Michel, 25, joined Birmingham last January from Sporting Gijon, where he began his career in 2005.
"I'm happy to have joined AEK, a team which plays in Europe. It is a well-known club with history in Greece and Europe. I've come here to play until the summer and we'll see after then," Michel told reporters after arriving at the airport.