Marseille forward Loic Remy is staying put at the Ligue 1 club until at least the end of the season despite reported interest from Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, according to manager Elie Baup.

The French forward, who is yet to score a league goal this season having fallen out of favour at the Stade Velodrome, has been previously linked with a high-profile switch to the Premier League.

Both Chelsea and Tottenham have been heavily linked with a move for Remy, and while a move in the future hasn't been ruled out, Baup admits the Frenchman won't be departing before the end of the regular season.

Loic Remy
Remy has yet to score in the league this season.

"In my opinion, there is no question [of a sale]," said Baup. "He is here for the whole season.

"The club have always counted on him. Unfortunately, he suffered several small physical problems, but the troubles are behind him. A lot of things are happening at the moment and his form is vital for our results, which are more important."

A thigh injury forced Remy, who scored 21 goals last season for Marseille, to miss the summer's European Championship, a campaign which saw France fail to come to the boil prior to their exit at the hands of eventual winners Spain.

And injury problems have so far dictated Remy's involvement domestically this season, with six substitute appearances the extent of his contribution, while two goals from two games have come in the club's Europa League campaign.

Chelsea have shown themselves to be especially keen to bring in an additional striker to boost their artillery, with Fernando Torres, despite his seven goals this term, continuing to struggle to do justice to the raft of creative players signed during the summer transfer window.

Fitness problems have restricted Daniel Sturridge's involvement, and Chelsea have been heavily linked with bringing in a new striker to assist their Premier League title challenge and defence of the European Cup.

Tottenham meanwhile have been heavily linked with a move for Remy for a number of months, with the club keen to recruit another forward in reserve to Jermain Defoe and Emmanuel Adebayor, the latter of which has been out of favour at White Hart Lane this season.

The Togolese striker joined Tottenham permanently following a loan spell last season, but had yet to make a start for the club in the current campaign.