The Russian giants are determined to add a high-profile name to their squad this summer, and have earmarked a number of candidatesZenit St Petersburg are interested in signing Porto star Hulk, Manchester United winger Nani and Barcelona attacker Ibrahim Afellay.
The Russian champions are desperate to add to their ranks this summer in order to be competitive in the Champions League, and they are not afraid to aim high.
"Are we interested in Hulk and Nani? Yes we are," Spalletti stated at a press conference.
"Everything's going to depend on how much they cost.
"There are three more players who we're holding negotiations with besides Nani and Hulk, but I won't name them.
"But if you want one more name, it's Afellay."
Zenit are currently preparing for the away game against Anzhi Makhachkala.