The mystery club bidding for Hoolahan is thought to be WBA. the Birmingham mail now reports
Albion have emerged as surprise contenders to sign Villa target Wes Hoolahan.
Rivals Villa have been keen to sign the Norwich playmaker and have already failed in a bid to sign the Canaries ace.
Now in the closing hours of the transfer window, the talk is that the Baggies want to take him away from Carrow Road to boost their ranks.
More to follow.