West Brom are closing in on a deal for Atletico Madrid defender Pablo Ibanez.

The Daily Mail says West Brom have finalised a deal for off contract Blackburn Rovers midfielder Steven Reid and will follow up with the capture of Spanish centre half Ibanez.

Ibanez arrived for a medical at West Brom yesterday and talks were continuing last night over a possible free transfer move and three year contract.

The 28-year-old central defender has 23 caps for Spain but was only a bit-part player last term, making just four La Liga starts for the Europa League winners.