Udinese were never an option for Italian international Alessandro Diamanti during the summer, his agent has confirmed.
The player was linked with the Stadio Friuli outfit after his performances for Italy during Euro 2012.
However, the player who was co-owned between Brescia and Bologna, was finally signed by the latter following a blind auction.
“As far as I know, Brescia and Bologna, who at the time shared his contract, didn’t have any real advances from Udinese,” Lorenzo Marronaro told Udinese Blog.
“I wasn’t contacted by them over him either.”
The 29-year-old remains one of Bologna’s most influential players thanks to two goals in six Serie A games so far this term.
Bologna have seven points in the table after the first seven games, Udinese have six.