The Frenchman would rather wait until the end of the season and leave for free.
Tottenham Hotspur appear to be keen on bringing another Moussa Dembele to the club, as they continue to be linked with a move for Fulham's young French striker - who happens to be the namesake for the Belgian midfielder currently at White Hart Lane.
The youngster is out of contract in the summer and Fulham are hoping to cash in on the player this month - with the risk of him agreeing a pre-contract agreement with a foreign club, which would see Fulham receive no money for the player.
Spurs are believed to be in the front-running for is signature but there appears to be one stumbling block, what they would do with him afterward.
The London Evening Standard is reporting that Dembele has no interest in joining Spurs this month it also involves him returning to Craven Cottage on loan for the rest of the season - as is the reported plan.
Spurs did a similar deal with MK Dons for Dele Alli last January and it paid off dividends but the report states that Dembele would rather wait for his contract to expire then head back out on loan.
Tottenham would therefore need to negotiate a Bosman deal for him or indeed agree to keep him at the club after his signature.