Italian media claim Arsenal’s attempts to sign Mirko Vucinic will have to be a permanent transfer and not a loan.
The Gunners were hoping to take the Montenegro international forward for the next six months with an option to buy.
However, the Bianconeri have warned any offer must be for a permanent buy for around €9.6m (£8m).
According to Sky Sport Italia, negotiations are still at an extremely early stage because agent Alessandro Lucci is currently in America.
Vucinic has fallen out of favour in Turin following injury and the arrival of Fernando Llorente and Carlos Tevez.