Kotoko will test Hearts resolve with an approach for their former midfielder Moro Abubakar, GHANAsoccernet.com understands.
The combative midfielder is a free agent after he secured his floating status on Monday.
The future of the influential enforcer has become a matter of intense speculation in the local media with reports suggesting heâ€™s not interested in re-signing for Hearts.
Even though he has hinted publicly that he could sign a new deal with the capital-based side, the rumour mill has been awashed with reports that he will be seeking a new challenge elsewhere.
That could prompt Kotoko to offer him a mouth-watering offer as they search for quality players to augment their squad ahead of the start of the new season.
Mas-Ud Dramani is believed to be a key admirer of the talented midfielder and will attempt to sign him ahead of their participation in the CAF Champions League next year.
Kotoko have been quiet in the transfer window with growing disquiet among their teeming fans due to their lack of transfer activity.
The potential addition of Abubakar will excite Kotoko fans due to his impressive work ethics.