Scunthorpe and Norwich are battling it out for Hartlepool defender Michael Nelson, skysports.com understands.
Nelson is available on a free transfer after seeing out his contract at Victoria Park.
The powerful central defender has rejected all offers of a new deal at Hartlepool as he looks for a new club.
Scunthorpe and Norwich are believed to have held talks with the 27-year-old as they look to bolster their squads for next season.
Nelson is now thought to be weighing up his options before deciding who to join.