Rubin Kazan are stepping up the pressure with “an important offer” for Antonio Floro Flores, thought to be €9m.
The striker is between clubs after Udinese took him back from his loan spell at Genoa.
He has also been linked with Bologna, Fiorentina and Lazio, but it seems he could be heading overseas.
“Rubin have made an important offer,” agent Paolo Palermo told the Secolo XIX newspaper.
“They made contact directly with Udinese and now we must wait to see what happens.”
It's reported the Russian side have bid €9m for the player, plus a four-year contract worth €2.2m per season.
The 28-year-old started his career at hometown club Napoli before moving on to Sampdoria, Perugia, Arezzo, Udinese and Genoa.