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The former U-23 star is wanted by the mega-rich Russian club but will not be let go by Tavriya

Mega-rich Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala are showing interest in Tavriya's Nigerian defender Dele Adeleye but the Ukrainian outfit have issued a warning that they will not be doing business over the defender, at least for this summer.

Adeleye, who featured for the national team under former coach Samson Siasia, is currently on a pre-season tour in Austria. The defender played a lead role in helping Tavriya finish sixth last season and will consider switching to Makhachkala if he gets assurance on regular time on the pitch.

"I'm happy with Tavriya and I want to help the club finish in a better position for next season but there are lots of things to be considered if I will leave the club," Adeleye told

"There are reports about Anzhi but I won't leave Tavriya to sit on the bench anywhere. But let’s see how everything unfolds," he added.

Meanwhile, his new coach Oleg Luzhny has derided the Nigerian's exit rumours.

“Our best players will remain for the new season and Adeleye is part of them," he said on

Meanwhile Manchester City's Kolo Toure and Liverpool's Slovakian defender Martin Skrtel are defenders that have been linked with a summer switch to Anzhi Makhachkala