Olympique Marseille coach Eric Gerets urged his club's fans to stay calm when the Provence side take on Atletico Madrid in the Champions League next month amid controversy over a Marseille fan detained in Spain.
The Spanish state prosecutor has recommended an eight-year jail term for an Olympique Marseille fan detained after the French side's Champions League match against Atletico Madrid last month.
Atletico Madrid have been hit with a stadium ban for their next two home Champions League ties as UEFA handed out their heaviest punishment so far for racism.
French soccer officials have asked UEFA to act quickly over allegations that Olympique Marseille players took illegal drugs before the 1993 Champions League final.
UEFA plan to look into doping allegations made by former Marseille player Jean-Jacques Eydelie before the 1993 Champions League final.
Former Olympique Marseille chairman Bernard Tapie will sue former club player Jean-Jacques Eydelie and the French sports weekly L'Equipe Magazine over an interview published on Saturday.
Former Olympique Marseille player Jean-Jacques Eydelie says he and several of his team mates received an injection before the 1993 Champions League final against AC Milan.
Olympique Marseille coach Jose Anigo hailed Didier Drogba after the Ivorian fired the French side into the UEFA Cup final on Thursday with a double strike against Newcastle United.
Goalkeeper Vedran Runje warned Olympique Marseille on Tuesday the arrival of Fabien Barthez at the Ligue 1 club could damage their Champions League campaign.