Wolverhampton Wanderers pushed hard to try and land Zinchenko from Man City in the summer.
Wolves even got as far as agreeing a £16million fee with City for the Ukrainian utility man, who can play at left wing back or central midfield.
But the 21-year-old was reluctant to move to the Molineux, as reported by The Mirror at the time, and failed with another last ditch bid to change the young star's mind before the transfer deadline.
A lack of game action since for Zinchenko at the Etihad will make him question the wisdom of that decision with just two appearances so far.
And new comments from Zinchenko's agent could encourage Wolves to try their hand again in January after he admitted he is open to a move.
The player's agent Alan Prudnikov told Radio Marte that his client was 'open' to a move to Napoli during the summer.
“Napoli showed interest both over the summer and the year before, but never managed to find an agreement with Manchester City," Prudnikov told Radio Marte, as reported by the likes of Football Italia.
"We’d be ready to discuss it again, though. Zinchenko doesn’t get much playing time because he is in an extremely strong squad with a lot of competition. The games will come, because Zinchenko is training with the first team and will certainly play.
“We’ll see what happens over the next two months."
The comments suggest Zinchenko is coming to the realisation that he may have to leave City to get game time.
Just the two appearances so far don't bode well for the Ukrainian but could for Wolves should they want to push for his signature again.
Nuno Espirito Santo's side's superb start to the season could help their chances too with Wolves sitting pretty in seventh, just three points off the Champions League places.
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