Alessandro Del Piero has rejected a move to AC Ajaccio according to the French club.
The Italian striker was in talks with Lâ€™ours regarding the potential to play under former Juventus teammate Fabrizio Ravanelli in Corsica but has opted to remain with A-League club Sydney FC for the 2013/14 season.
"For several weeks now, the club has been in advanced talks with the famous Italian striker Alessandro Del Piero. Aged 38 and currently a Sydney FC player, the striker wonâ€™t come to AC Ajaccio after all,â€ť read a statement on the clubâ€™s official website.
"After finding an agreement in principle, Alessandro Del Piero has decided to continue his adventure in Australia for family reasons."