Olympique Marseille's main shareholder Robert Louis-Dreyfus has ended all takeover negotiations with Canadian businessman Jack Kachkar.
Olympique Marseille cruised into the French Cup semi-finals with a s 5-0 thrashing of third-division Vannes on Tuesday.
Ligue 1 challengers Olympique Marseille kept pace at the top with a 2-1 home victory over arch-rivals Girondins Bordeaux on Sunday.
Former French international Laurent Blanc's 1997 transfer from Barcelona to Olympique Marseille went under the microscope on the third day of the trial of the club's former officials on Wednesday.
Olympique Marseille's main shareholder Robert Louis-Dreyfus and charismatic former coach Rolland Courbis are among 14 people who go on trial next week on embezzlement and bribery charges.
Olympique Marseille, hoping to persuade FIFA to allow the loan of goalkeeper Fabien Barthez from Manchester United, have sent a 'serious and solid' dossier on the matter to the French football federation.
Third division Martigues will be playing for the pride of Provence when they host first division Paris St Germain in the quarter-finals of the French Cup on Saturday.
Olympique Marseille said on Thursday they would take the French soccer federation (FFF) and French soccer league (LFP) to court to obtain a bigger share of television broadcasting rights.
Depleted Olympique Marseille are facing a strong challenge at in-form AJ Auxerre in a French top-of-the-table match in Burgundy on Tuesday.