Brentford are battling it out with League One rivals Sheffield United for Blackburn Rovers winger Alan Judge.
The 25-year-old has been restricted to just seven starts for the Championship side since returning to Ewood Park in the summer after two seasons with Notts County.
Bees boss Mark Warburton is in the market for a couple of January signings to bolster his promotion-chasing squad for the second half of the season.
The Griffin Park chief will be without wide man Kadeem Harris for at least four weeks after the on-loan Cardiff City youngster suffered a hamstring injury at Preston earlier this month.
And the Chronicle understands the west Londoners are weighing up a loan move for Irishman Judge to fill the void.