Swindon Town have been locked in discussions with former Southend United midfielder Alan McCormack.
The Irishman had his contract with Charlton Athletic terminated by mutual consent so would not command a fee.
A central player, many fans have been surprised that the club are continuing to pursue the position with Oliver Risser, Simon Ferry, Jonathan Smith and Michael Timlin all competing for a spot in the centre of the park.
WHAT DO YOU THINK? DO WE NEED ANOTHER CENTRAL MIDFIELDER?
Meanwhile it is believed that trialist midfielder Etiënne Esajas has been offered a contract with the club.
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