Dylan McGeouch could be on his way to the Dons in the New Year.
Derek McInnes is looking to bolster his injury-hit squad in the January transfer window and the Sunderland midfielder is rumoured to be top of the list.
"In January you’re normally looking to try to add to your starting XI and improve that and your squad," he said.
"Sometimes you have to react to injuries and it’s all about getting the numbers in really to reinforce the squad. For me it’s a bit of both."