34 strikers have signed for Premier League giants West Ham United since the Gold and Sullivan takeover; will Krasnodar's Fyodor Smolov be any different?
Scottish Premiership champions Celtic will be without centre-back Dedryck Boyata ahead of their Europa League fixture with the Russian giants.
Fyodor Smolov could have been signed on the cheap this month, but Premier League duo Everton and Crystal Palace missed out.
West Ham United were keen to take Russian international striker Fyodor Smolov to the Premier League but Swansea City have now entered the race.
Leeds United missed out on Mario Pasalic as the midfielder joined Russian giants Spartak Moscow instead.
Celtic may have got a lucky escape deciding against the signing of Sardar Azmoun from Russian Premier League side Rubin Kazan in the summer.
Few in Glasgow had heard of Luka Djordjevic when the reports broke that Celtic were considering offering a trial to the Zenit St Petersburg striker.
Celtic were reportedly considering making an approach for Sardar Azmoun - who would have cost them £10m.
Cristian Ramirez has been likened to Roberto Carlos, but will Newcastle United fans get the chance to find out why?
Spartak Moscow and Burnley are reportedly interested in signing Jozo Simunovic from Celtic in the summer transfer window.
Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Aleksandr Kokorin from Dynamo Moscow in the January transfer window.
Zenit St Petersburg drew 1-1 against Lokomotiv Moscow in the Russian Premier League title clash this afternoon.
Andre Villas-Boas and Zenit Saint Petersburg can go a long way toward securing the Russian Premier League title with a win this weekend.