Date: 9th January 2019 at 8:40pm
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are among seven clubs chasing the signature of midfielder Hector Herrera, according to reports in Italy.

The 28-year-old’s contract is set to expire at the end of the season and can sign a pre-contract agreement with another club as a result.

have been linked with a move for the with Emery identifying him as a potential recruit in October.

However, according to Italian publication Tuttomercatoweb, will have stern competition for Herrera’s signature, with Wolves, Milan, Roma, AC Milan, Sevilla and Atletico Madrid all believed to be interested in his services as well.

are set to lose when his contract expires and although Herrera, who has made 24 appearances in all competitions so far this season for Porto, isn’t in the same mould as the Welshman, Emery may look to add further steel to his midfield ranks.

could snap Herrera up for a cut-price deal this month, but it looks likely that they will wait until the end of the season and sign him on a free transfer.