Loic Frey said the France international had told him he wanted to return to his homeland before retiring.
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Caen began their Coupe de la Ligue campaign with a 1-0 victory away to Ligue 2 side Lorient.
The Gabon international has revealed that a desire for stability is behind his decision to extend his Merlus contract.
Chinese Super League strugglers Jiangsu Suning have signed Cameroon international Benjamin Moukandjo from French side Lorient.
The Cameroon captain is reportedly not keen on leaving FC Lorient for an English club.
Troyes won promotion to Ligue 1 by successfully defending a first-leg lead in their relegation playoff with Lorient.
Benjamin Nivet lashed home a dramatic last-minute winner as Ligue 2 Troyes seized the upper hand in the first leg of their playoff clash with Lorient.
A person with direct knowledge of the case told The Associated Press that the 31-year-old Marveaux was arrested on Wednesday.
Monaco restored their three-point lead over Paris Saint-Germain at the summit of Ligue 1 after coming from behind to defeat Dijon 2-1.
The Cameroon forward has already won the Nations Cup this season, but saving Lorient would arguably be an even greater feat.
Monaco extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1 as Radamel Falcao's second-half goal secured a 1-0 win at Angers.
Paris Saint-Germain responded to their Champions League humiliation against Barcelona by scraping past the worst team in the French league.
Kylian Mbappe scored twice as Monaco beat Nantes to go clear atop Ligue 1; Dimitri Payet in the goals as Marseille run riot against Lorient.
Bordeaux rallied to defeat fellow Ligue 1 side Lorient 2-1 on Tuesday to advance to the Coupe de France quarterfinals.
Ligue 1 leaders Monaco returned to winning ways with a 2-1 triumph over Guingamp to restore their three-point lead.
Mario Balotelli was sent off for the third time this season in Ligue 1 as Nice leapfrogged Paris Saint-Germain into second place in the table.
Radamel Falcao scored two second-half goals as Monaco moved three points clear in Ligue 1 with a 3-0 victory in their top-of-the-table derby vs. Nice.
Ligue 1 leaders Monaco will face a trip to Marseille in the Coupe de France round of 16.
New signing Dimitri Payet came off the bench in extra-time as Marseille edged through 2-1 against Lyon in their Coupe de France tie.
Yassine Benzia scored twice against his old club as Lille won 2-1 at Lyon, with the hosts missing the chance to close up on the Ligue 1 leaders.
Striker Valere Germain and midfielder Gabriel Boschilia got two goals each as free-scoring Monaco thrashed Lorient 4-0 in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Julian Draxler scored on his Ligue 1 debut as Paris Saint-Germain beat Rennes 1-0 at Roazhon Park.
Nice exited the French Cup after a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Lorient, while Marseille's fine form continued in a 2-1 win away to Toulouse.
Paris Saint-Germain returned to winning ways in emphatic fashion as they thumped Lorient 5-0 at the Parc des Princes.
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