HITC Sport understands Brighton & Hove Albion have won the race for the Stoke City midfielder.
Tottenham Hotspur are only five points behind leaders Leicester.
Wolves have been trying to sign Nicolai Boilesen this month.
Aston Villa are set to confirm the arrival of Eric Black.
Defenders Shay Facey and Angelino both spent time on loan at City's MLS-based sister club in 2015.
Middlesbrough are holding up a £1 million transfer for Diego Fabbrini between Birmingham City and Watford.
Wolverhampton Wanderers have managed to complete the signing of Barnet full-back Hakeem Odofin.
The West Ham United and Manchester City defenders were in impressive form this weekend.
Leeds United now have a wealth of options in their squad in central midfield.
Libor Kozak failed to have an impact for Aston Villa v West Brom.