Swansea City have joined the battle today for Blackpool winger Thomas Ince.

The Mirror says Swansea boss Michael Laudrup is ready to gazump Reading's bid to sign Blackpool scoring sensation Ince.

The 21-year-old midfielder, has netted 15 times in 30 appearances so far this season for the Championship club.

Relegation-threatened Reading have made an offer of £7million - trumping Liverpool's offer of £4.5m for a player they sold to Blackpool for £250,000.