Bristol City look to be closing in on Hearts defender Jamie McAllister.
Reports in Scotland suggest the 28-year-old will sign a two-year contract with The Robins after receiving his release from The Jambos.
The former Aberdeen and Livingston player is a transfer target for Ashton Gate boss Gary Johnson, as he looks to shape his squad for the new League One season.
It remains to be seen if the West Country outfit will complete a move before City's opening match of the season at home to Scunthorpe United on Saturday.
Johnson, meanwhile, is still looking to land some goalkeeping cover for number one Adriano Basso.
With summer signing Chris Weale still sidelined with injury, the former Latvia and Yeovil Town boss is looking to land a custodian on loan.
Johnson gave former Gillingham and Darlington keeper Bertrand Bossu a chance to play in City's pre-season friendly at Aldershot Town on Monday.