Aberdeen are reportedly weighing up a summer move for former Ross County striker Alex Schalk.
The 25-year-old is a free agent having left the Staggies at the end of last season.
Ross County were keen to retain the Dutchman whose contract expired at the end of May.
However, the former Holland Under-21 cap has opted to go following the Highlanders’ relegation to the Championship.
Schalk netted the winning goal for County against Hibs at Hampden in the League Cup final in 2016.
It is understood he is a transfer target for Groningen in Holland and is also attracting attention from clubs in Austria, England, Portugal and the Middle East.
Dons boss Derek McInnes is keen to bolster his attack for next season and had informal talks with former Rangers striker Kenny Miller while they were both on holiday in Florida recently.
Free agent Miller, 38, has been offered a two-year deal to take on the role of player-manager at Livingston, newly promoted to the Premiership.
Boss McInnes hopes to add more signings before the Europa League second qualifying round first leg against Burnley at Pittodrie on Thursday July 26.
McInnes aims to land a full-back and remains keen on securing Hibs’ out-of-contract midfielder Dylan McGeouch.
However, the Scotland international has recently held talks with League One Sunderland.
Rangers, Fulham and Blackburn are also interested in the midfielder.
McInnes said: “We want to make those necessary changes and recruitment to help us with the challenges ahead.
“There is a lot of activity going on at the moment (in terms of bringing in new players).
“It just does not always get into the public domain.
“We are constantly asking questions but there are challenges when you are trying to sign good players. “When a good player becomes available there is normally more than one show in town. “There have been a number of players who we have been close to bringing in and we continue to work hard to bring in the right type of players.
“Hopefully there will be a couple in before the Burnley game, but you can never be sure with that.”