"He's here. He's training. He's 1000% an OM player. We're not talking about anything else. As things stand today, there is no offer."However, he later added to that by claiming that if a "big club" came in for the player, Marseille would be forced to listen to offers.
"Some English clubs are looking at our players and have not yet come knocking on the door. It will come. The only window of opportunity at the moment is for Loic Remy, if a big club comes for him and he is interested. We will see, but otherwise no one will go.Quite whether Newcastle United are considered "a big club" is debatable. This latest statement would also appear to rule out QPR, who are at the bottom of the Premier League. Borussia Dortmund certainly would fit the bill as "a big club" - they are currently in the Champions League Last 16 having qualified ahead of Premier League Champions Manchester City and have won the Bundesliga for the last two seasons.