Marco Padalino's agent has denied that Blackburn are interested in signing him.
But Giorgio Parretti has confirmed that an English side is keen on signing
The Swiss international has dropped down the pecking order with Samp, after Domenico Di Carlo succeeded Luigi Delneri as boss at the Luigi Ferraris.
"I can say that in January we will find another location," Parretti told Calciomercato.
"At the time of (Juventus and former Sampdoria's coach, Luigi) Delneri, Marco was one of the main men, he's a national player, but (Sampdoria's coach, Domenico) Di Carlo does not even call him.
"From our point of view nothing has changed and the player is training with the usual commitment. Evidently the problem is with the club and the coach who have other ideas and tactics that don't involve him."
Parretti denied that both Blackburn Hercules had shown an interest in the winger.
"Interest by Hercules and Blackburn Rovers? These rumours are fictional.
"We are considering various proposals relating to a Spanish team, a Scottish and an English one. But they're neither Hercules nor Blackburn."