Sunderland chairman Niall Quinn has dismissed suggestions Anton Ferdinand could be sold this summer.
There had been talk the former West Ham defender could be off-loaded following a mixed season with the Black Cats.
Hammers boss Gianfranco Zola is reportedly an admirer of the stopper and is keen to bring him back to London less than a year after his departure.
Quinn has confirmed clubs have enquired about Steve Bruce's players, but insists that there will be no overhaul in the close season.
The Black Cats supremo is against giving up on Ferdinand as he believes with guidance he can fulfil his vast potential and follow in the footsteps of older brother Rio in gaining full international honours.
"People have made enquiries about our players, but we're not going to drastically overhaul the squad," said Quinn.
"When Anton matures, he has the opportunity to be an international footballer."