Villa Park and Upton Park sides among raft of clubs chasing Etihad Stadium defender.
A host of Premier League sides are keen on landing loaned out Man City man Micah Richards according to the Metro.
The 26 year old defender is currently with Serie A side Fiorentina but is out of contract in the summer and could be picked up on a free transfer.
Aston Villa Everton, Stoke, West Ham and Southampton are all keen on bringing in Richards as the versatile defender looks to re-ignite his career.
Richards has been at Man City since the age of 13 and had initially impressed once he had broke into the first team set-up, collecting a number of England caps whilst in his pomp, but in recent seasons he had struggled to make an impact and has only made six Serie A starts since moving to Florence.
The Birmingham born defender can fill right-back and central defensive berths effectively and could be a terrific free transfer acquisition when the transfer window reopens.