Yeah if it was initially denied, there's zero chance you'll get one after a few weeks. If you really want him you'd have to wait a few years and hope that player has got enough caps to get a WP. It sucks I know.
BTW remember that non-EU players with an EU second nationality don't need a WP.
"Mijn hart is rood zwart rood met drie witte kruisjes in het midden"