Skysports.com understands Martin Woods is attracting interest from both Cardiff City and Middlesbrough ahead of the January transfer window.
The talented Doncaster Rovers midfielder is currently sidelined with a groin problem but prior to picking up the injury was a virtual ever present.
His performances over the past couple of seasons have caught the eye, with a number of Doncaster's Championship rivals having monitored his progress.
Gordon Strachan is keen to stamp his mark on an underperforming Boro squad and is said to be pondering a bid.
Cardiff, meanwhile, are set to spend in January as they look to cement their play in the promotion chasing pack.
Woods, 23, started his career as a trainee at Leeds United before taking in spells at Sunderland and Rotherham.