In-form Lyon forward Mariano Diaz has denied he could be set for a quick return to his former club Real Madrid.
Mariano has scored 11 goals in 18 games for the Ligue 1 club, who he joined for €8 million in the summer.
With Madrid forwards Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema having had mixed starts to the season, coach Zinedine Zidane has not ruled out a move for a reinforcement.
But speaking at a news conference, Mariano said the deal that took him to France had not included a buy-back clause.
They've gone 12 matches unbeaten, scored 24 goals in their last seven games, are on a club record 651 minutes with conceding, and have won 5-0 in each of their last three away trips. They also have a front three which has scored more league goals than any other front three in Europe.
So, who are they: Barcelona? Paris Saint-Germain? Bayern Munich? No. The answer is Lyon.
Since Nabil Fekir's last minute free kick sealed a 3-2 win over Monaco in mid-October, they have been unstoppable.
Memphis Depay took his goal tally for Lyon into double figures for the season with two goals in a 5-0 win against Nice.
Lyon were rampant in the first half at the Allianz Riviera, scoring four times. Depay set them on their way after only five minutes before Maxwell Cornet and Mariano netted ahead of the half-hour mark.
The former Manchester United winger added his second of the contest and the 10th of the campaign just before the break.
Nice had Marlon sent off after 70 minutes and shortly afterwards...