Spartak Moscow are reportedly pushing to sign Torino attacker Adem Ljajic but are in a race against time.
According to Tuttosport, Spartak hope to pair Nikola Maksimovic with another Serie A-based Serb in Ljajic.
However, the newspaper warns Toro chief Urbano Cairo is reluctant to sell the player, who has a €25m release clause.
Furthermore, the Russian champions have until Saturday midnight, when the transfer window shuts in the country.
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