Former Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso could be about to coach Stephan El Shaarawy at Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua.
According to Sportitalia, Gattuso is ready to get back into management after leaving Milan and Shenhua have sounded him out.
The former Italy midfielder had also been linked with the vacancies at Newcastle United and Al-Hilal, but both clubs have hired new Coaches.
He has already worked abroad with FC Sion and OFI Crete in Switzerland and Greece respectively.
Shenhusa are currently 12th in the Chinese top flight, only three places above the relegation zone, despite splashing out €20m to sign El Shaarawy from Roma.
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