An eventual Palombo sale would not be taken well by the club's supporters.
"We'll also have to see how motivated he is to remain as this too could be a decisive factor."
Doria could accept a fee of around €8m for the player who nets €1.5m a campaign in wages.
Sampdoria have yet to make a decision on whether to keep or sell captain Angelo Palombo after relegation.
The Italian international is the club's top earner after the outfit在线外围投注 sold Antonio Cassano and Giampaolo Pazzini in January.
Inter, Napoli and Fiorentina have all been associated with making a bid for the central midfielder.
The fans are desperate for the player to remain ahead of their Serie B campaign, but Doria say no concrete decision has been made.
Only yesterday fans left a message on one of the walls at the training ground which read: "Palombo is not to be touched."
"Palombo's salary is certainly a luxury for the Second 皇冠外围投注Division," new sporting director Pasquale Sensibile stated.