Newcastle United are tracking Dundalk's Daryl Horgan.
Rafa Benitez has reportedly had the winger watched this season.
Horgan, called up for the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Austria next week, has starred during the club's Europa League campaign.
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The 24-year-old scored against Zenit St Petersburg on Thursday night.
MailOnline report that United were represented at the home game against Zenit last month.
Championship leaders Newcastle are planning their strategy for the January transfer window.