Kevin De Bruyne insists he will be moving to the Premier League for his family rather than to prove people wrong if he joints Manchester City.
Arsene Wenger has dismissed speculation linking Arsenal with Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.
Reports in Italy claim French side Monaco have offered Genoa
eight million euros for the 29-year-old.
However, Gilardino's agent Giuseppe Bozzo has denied those rumours.
"There are no negotiations in place regarding Gilardino," Bozzo said to www.tuttomercatoweb.com. "The club has assured us that he will remain at Genoa."
Gilardino, a World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, joined Genoa in January from Fiorentina.
The former Milan player is under contract with the Grifoni until June 2016.