However, the Dutchman rapped: "They are not going to come back. It is my decision.
"This is the last I will talk on this issue. We've been speaking about it for two weeks and now it's time to talk about other things."
Koeman, meanwhile, has performed an about-face and now is insisting Nikola Zigic is part of his plans, after earlier indications suggested he was ready to also bomb out the big centre-forward.