Anzhi are being encouraged to move for Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor at the end of the season.

The Russian transfer market has been closed for a week, but Anzhi are already sending out feelers for the summer window.

Spurs are eager to find a buyer for Adebayor, who is not in manager Andre Villas-Boas' long-term plans, and Anzhi are one of only a handful of potential suitors capable of matching the striker's wage demands.

The Londoners would happily part with the Togo ace for a knockdown £8 million