Recent reports suggest that City boss Roberto Mancini is keen on the £26million-rated, 26-year old Argentine but De Laurentiis has laughed off the potential interest.
"We all have the money but we are here and no one has called us," he told Corriere dello Sport.
"Hence, this story makes me laugh. My dear Mancini, I am sorry for you.
"Evidently, you anticipate moves of the (City owner) Sheikh (Mansour) that are not true to reality."