Liverpool and Everton want Stephane Mbia, it is claimed.
Citing reports in France, Talksport reports that both Merseyside clubs are keen on the Cameroon international, who is currently on a season-long loan from QPR at Sevilla.
Mbia, 27, is also said to be a summer transfer target for Inter Milan.
The Express say Real Madrid are looking to beat Liverpool to the signing of Ashley Cole when his Chelsea contract expires at the end of the season.
It is claimed that Real are planning to offer him a one-year deal that would be worth £70,000-a-week.
Left-backs Luke Shaw of Southampton and Alberto Moreno of Sevilla continue to be linked with the Blues.
And reports in Spain again suggest that Barcelona plan to table an offer for Chelsea’s David Luiz.
Meanwhile, Fulham have been linked with a possible move for Ipswich’s highly-rated left-back Aaron Cresswell.