Felix Magath has been sacked by Fulham, with Kit Symons taking over as caretaker manager.
Lee Clark is determined to keep hold of Birmingham’s best young talent as he bids to guide the club to the top flight.
Inverness duo Josh Meekings and Graeme Shinnie have signed contract extensions.
Both defenders - regulars this season despite being just 20 and 21 - are now committed to the SPL club until the summer of 2015.
Caley Thistle manager Terry Butcher told the club website: "I am extremely delighted that we have extended Graeme's and Josh's deals.
"They have performed brilliantly for the first team and thoroughly deserve their new contracts.
"This is a fantastic Christmas present for the Club and supporters. I am optimistic that there will be other news of further extensions to other players in the near future."