Fiorentina could make a new offer for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma in January.
They had already been interested in the tall and powerful centre-back during the summer transfer session.
According to the Corriere dello Sport, a renewed proposal is being formulated for 2016.
Viola fans protested at the lack of transfer activity at the club and the owners could try to fill the gaps in January.
Zouma is valued at around €12m, but Fiorentina would take him on loan with option to buy.
He turns 21 next month and grew up at Saint-Etienne.