Celtic wanted to sign Hiroki Sakai from Bundesliga club Hannover in 2016 - but he chose Ligue 1 giants Marseille instead.
Shortly after finally sealing his permanent departure from Tottenham Hotspur, Clinton N'Jie has found form again at Marseille.
Manchester United are open to selling Adnan Januzaj after a disastrous season with Sunderland though Marseille may offer big money.
Marseille and Monaco are interested in Riyad Mahrez but Arsenal should renew their pursuit of the Leicester star.
Tottenham Hotspur were linked with a surprise move for Newcastle United flop Florian Thauvin, but his recent form in France has been sensational.
Newcastle United don't want to part with Perez but Marseille may make them an offer they (or Mike Ashley) cannot refuse.
West Brom reportedly made an ambitious approach for Sanson in January, only for Marseille to swoop instead.
Crystal Palace's Steve Mandanda has been linked with a return to Marseille this summer.
Dimitri Payet appears to have damaged his relationship with West Ham United potentially beyond repair, and Marseille seem ready to move.
Tottenham Hotspur winger scored a dramatic late winner.