Lassana Diarra has had his contract with Marseille cancelled by mutual consent.
Nice's title hopes suffered another blow with more dropped points in a 2-2 draw at Rennes.
Dimitri Payet and Memphis Depay got their first goals for their new Ligue 1 clubs as both Marseille and Lyon picked up wins on Wednesday.
Karren Brady insists selling "dead loss" Dimitri Payet was the right thing to do for West Ham.
Dimitri Payet's Ligue 1 return ended in despair for Marseille as struggling Metz produced a shock 1-0 win.
Dimitri Payet made his first appearance for Marseille since re-joining the club from West Ham United.
Slaven Bilic insists Dimitri Payet does not owe West Ham fans an apology following the midfielder's move to Marseille.
Dimitri Payet insists he does not have to justify his behaviour after a bitter departure to Marseille from West Ham.
Marseille have announced the £25m signing of Dimitri Payet from West Ham on a four-year contract.
Social media analysis reveals just how dramatically West Ham supporters' attitudes changed towards Dimitri Payet through January.
West Ham lashed out at Dimitri Payet after selling him to Marseille, accusing the attacker of a lack of respect.
An agreement for Marseille to sign Dimitri Payet from West Ham is still "miles away", Sky Sports News HQ has been told.
Former Manchester United captain, Patrice Evra, has finalised a move to French club Marseille on an 18-month contract.
Marseille have told West Ham they will not pay more than £25m to sign Dimitri Payet, Sky Sports News HQ understands.
Gabriel Boschilia and Valere Germain both struck twice as Monaco beat Lorient 4-0 to move two points clear at the top of Ligue 1.
West Ham are alarmed that Marseille revealed they are resigned to not signing Dimitri Payet this month, Sky sources understand.
Marseille are resigned to not signing Dimitri Payet from West Ham during the January transfer window, according to Sky sources.
Monaco lead the Ligue 1 table on goal difference after Bernardo Silva scored twice in their 4-1 win over Marseille
Slaven Bilic says Dimitri Payet is "refusing to play" for West Ham, with Sky sources claiming Marseille have had a £19m bid rejected.
Didier Drogba has suggested he is keen on a move to former club Marseille.