Lens are ready to release striker Aruna Dindane on-loan.

Portsmouth and West Bromwich Albion have joined Stoke City in the chase for Ivory Coast striker Dindane.

Dindane, 28, has made no secret of his desire to move to England and Lens are ready to let him leave on loan with a view to a permanent deal.

He will disappoint a host of French clubs, including Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille.