Liverpool, Tottenham and Everton are battling to secure the signature of Real Madrid midfielder Fernando Gago.
The Argentine midfielder has failed to command a regular first-team place at the Bernabeu since Jose Mourinho took charge of the club.
Gago still has two years left on his contract, but he is expected to be sold during the summer with Real Madrid looking for at least £10m.
Reports in Spain suggest that Liverpool are the favourites to land his signature.
But both Harry Redknapp and David Moyes are also monitoring his progress and there could be a bidding war at the end of the season between the three clubs.