Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini is refusing to budge on his rift with Papu Gomez.
Having been put up Gomez for sale after a bust-up with Gasperini, the board have attempted to broker a peace deal between the two. But QS says Gasperini is refusing to back down.
As such, Gomez remains transfer-listed and can leave for around €10m.
For his part, Argentina international Gomez would prefer to move within Italy next month.