Espanyol are interested in Sporting Lisbon midfielder Simon Vukcevic.

The 24 year-old midfield schemer is a top winter target for Espanyol chiefs Mauricio Pochettino and Ramon Planes.

A Bola says Vukcevic is ready to leave Sporting after three and a half seasons with the club and would welcome a move to Spain.

Sporting are seeking a knockdown €2.5 million for the midfielder.