Russian side Zenit St Petersburg have re-entered into contact with AS Monaco over the possibility of signing Portuguese midfielder João Moutinho.
They are looking to replace Axel Witsel, who they are now prepared to sell, with Juventus reportedly keen.
Get French Football News can reveal that the Russian side have even tentatively opened fee negotiations with AS Monaco. However, it remains to be seen whether or not Moutinho will accept a move to Russia. More undoubtedly to follow.