Queens Park Rangers have reportedly identified two Premier League strikers as possible additions before the end of the summer transfer window.
The Championship club are currently unable to sign any players for a fee for the rest of 2018, but are still allowed to make loan additions and complete free transfers.
Wells has spent the last year at Turf Moor, but the 28-year-old is yet to make a single start in any competitions since completing a £5m switch from Huddersfield Town.
Hemed finds himself as fourth choice at Brighton, and boss Chris Hughton could be open to allowing the Israel international to spend the first half of the campaign at Loftus Road.
QPR have lost each of their opening four matches in the Championship.