Real Madrid have reportedly identified Dynamo Moscow youngster Arsen Zakharyan as a potential transfer target.
If reports are to believed, Los Blancos will prioritise reducing their wage bill over the coming weeks to strengthen their position ahead of making new signings next summer.
However, while several high-profile names are on their shortlist, it appears that they are also prepared to invest in younger talent.
According to Sport, the La Liga leaders are looking to hold positive conversations regarding the potential acquisition of Zakharyan.
The 18-year-old has starred for Dynamo Moscow this season, contributing four goals and five assists from 17 appearances in the top flight.
While it is claimed that the teenager would prefer to earn regular football in his homeland at this stage of his development, Real are seemingly determined to secure his services on a long-term contract.
Zakharyan, who is also said to have admirers in Barcelona, has two-and-a-half years remaining on his deal at Dynamo.