Jese Rodriguez and Paris Saint-Germain do not seem convinced by the idea of a two-year Fiorentina loan with option to buy, claim reports.
There had been suggestions in La Gazzetta dello Sport on Saturday that the clubs were close to an agreement, even with PSG paying a large percentage of his wages.
However, the Corriere dello Sport and Sportitalia warn the situation has hit problems already and now seems far less likely to reach a positive conclusion.
The Ligue 1 giants would prefer a permanent sale to recoup some of the €25m they paid to sign him from Real Madrid last summer.
Sportitalia maintain the Spanish player is not happy at the idea of joining Fiorentina and believes the Premier League is better suited to his characteristics.
He spent the last six months on loan at Las Palmas in La Liga.