Sebastian Giovinco's agent has told Sky Sport Italia the Toronto FC forward has turned down the opportunity to move to China "for now."
Agent Andrea D'Amico said last month that former Juventus forward Giovinco, 30, had received "huge offers" from China but he has told Sky: "For now, he has said no.
"The money was not right for Toronto and it wasn't right for him either, but let's see. When you talk about the transfer market, it's always a case of 'for now.'
"There are so many intermediaries...
Toronto FC completed the signing of former Barcelona midfielder Victor Vazquez on Monday.
The MLS club used targeted allocation money to secure the 30-year-old's services from Cruz Azul in Mexico.
"We are excited to bring Victor Vazquez to Toronto FC and provide our team with another experienced midfielder," general manager Tim Bezbatchenko said in a statement. "Victor developed in the Barcelona youth system which is recognized worldwide.
News: Toronto FC Sign Victor Vazquez
There's no crueler way to lose a final than on penalty kicks, at home, to a team you didn't allow a shot on goal during 120 minutes. The two months that have passed since Toronto FC watched the Seattle Sounders steal MLS Cup at frigid BMO Field in December haven't changed that fact for TFC coach Greg Vanney.
Yet Vanney has a simple reminder for his players as the Reds enter the final stages of preparations for a 2017 season in which they'll be among the title favorites: last year is long gone.