Swansea City have been told by St Etienne that Franck Tabanou is not for sale this month.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored as Paris St Germain put pressure on the top two in Ligue 1 with a 1-0 victory at St Etienne.
PSG kept the pace up with leaders leaders Lyon after Zlatan Ibrahimovic's penalty gave them a 1-0 win at Saint Etienne.
British clubs can land European transfer targets for a reduced price in January thanks to a weak euro.
Caen climbed off the bottom of the Ligue 1 table by producing a shock 4-1 victory at Rennes.
Lens picked up a point to avoid sitting bottom of Ligue 1 but there was frustration on both sides at Reims
Lyon moved four points clear at the top of Ligue 1 with a 2-0 victory over lowly Metz at Stade de Gerland on Sunday.
Evian picked up their first Ligue 1 win in seven to edge away from the drop zone with a 1-0 victory over Toulouse.
Dimitar Berbatov scored the only goal of the game as AS Monaco won their fourth match in a row at Lille.
Montpellier extended their unbeaten Ligue 1 streak to six matches as they claimed a comfortable 4-0 victory over Nantes.
Guingamp moved up to 12th in the Ligue 1 standings courtesy of a 3-2 triumph over Lorient at the Stade du Roudourou.
Struggling Bastia made it five games undefeated in Ligue 1 as they battled to a goalless draw against Bordeaux.
Dimitar Berbatov scored the only goal as Monaco extended their Ligue 1 unbeaten run to six matches with a 1-0 win over Lille.
Marseille suffered a 2-1 defeat at Nice on Friday night - missing out on the chance to return to the top of Ligue 1.
Marseille missed the chance to reclaim top spot in Ligue 1 after they slumped to a 2-1 defeat at Nice on Friday.
Marseille cut the gap to Ligue 1 leaders Lyon to a single point with a late 2-1 win over Guingamp on Sunday.
Hatem Ben Arfa has admitted he is frustrated about the delay over his move to Nice.
David Luiz and Marco Veratti scored their first goals for Paris Saint-Germain as the Ligue 1 champions beat Evian 4-2.
St Etienne failed to apply pressure to Marseille as they were held to a goalless draw against Rennes on Sunday.
Marseille cut the gap to Ligue 1 leaders Lyon to a single point thanks to their late 2-1 win over Guingamp on Sunday.
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