Fiorentina are looking to close deals for Valon Behrami, Giuseppe Sculli and most surprising of all Rangers striker Kenny Miller.
The club is keen to stave off relegation with a few investments in the January transfer window, even if some are already prompting raised eyebrows.
Andrea Della Valle has already sanctioned the purchase of Neto, a Brazilian goalkeeper, to compete with Artur Boruc while Sebastien Frey recovers from injury.
The Viola are still working on Behrami's move from West Ham, which is up in the air, although they appear closer to tying up a deal for the Switzerland international than Genoa and Roma.
Fiorentina's other irons in the fire relate to the attack with Adrian Mutu been offered in exchange for Sculli, the Genoa striker who is also attracting interest from Lazio.
As for Miller, La Gazzetta dello Sport understands that the 31-year-old is more of a curiosity than a concrete target, although the Viola have made inquiries about him.
The Scotland international is out of contract at the end of the season and would be a relatively cheap option to bolster Fiorentina's goal ratio.
Pantaleo Corvino, the club's director of sport, has apparently contacted former Fiorentina and Rangers defender Lorenzo Amoruso for his opinion of Miller before making a formal offer.
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