After signing Roberto Carlos in January Anzhi Makhachkala are planning to sign Rino Gattuso from Milan.
Initial reports claim that the Dagestan based outfit are prepared to pay the World Cup winner €10m for the privilege.
Anzhi have also tried to lure Ronaldo to the North Caucasus region just weeks after his retirement.
A source quoted in the Russian media said: "Now is the right age to think about the end of his career and to sign an advantageous contract."
Gattuso only renewed his existing deal with Milan last season and it's thought that he has every intention of finishing his playing days at San Siro.