Since October, Mediapro has been in negotiations with the league (LFP), pushing for a reduction in the amount it pays.
Aouar was initially called up last week as a replacement for Nabil Fekir but instead joins the World Cup winner on the sidelines after hurting his thigh during Lyon's 2-1 derby victory on Sunday.
On the pitch, Ligue 1 remains the poor relation among Europe's "Big Five" leagues, and the outlook is not being helped by the economic crisis and a worrying dispute with the game's chief domestic TV rights holder.
Ligue 1: Neymar in PSG squad for Marseille clash after beating COVID-19; Kylian Mbappé, Marquinhos still out
PSG coach Thomas Tuchel is not sure whether Neymar, winger Angel Di Maria, goalkeeper Keylor Navas or midfielder Leandro Paredes will start the game at Parc des Princes.
Coronavirus Outbreak: French football fraternity divided over resumption of league amid COVID-19 crisis
Confusion reigns in French football as to whether the league should resume amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Ligue 1 prohibits handshakes between players and officials as precaution measure against coronavirus
The French league said in a statement on Wednesday that pre-match protocol has been modified to help prevent the “spread of the coronavirus."
Ligue 1: Reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain stunned by rock-bottom Dijon ahead of Club Brugge clash
Paris Saint-Germain suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at the hands of rock-bottom Dijon on Friday in a sapping setback to morale just days before they tackle Club Brugge in the Champions League.
Lyon have decided to sack Brazilian coach Sylvinho just 11 matches into the season after a dreadful run of form, the Ligue 1 club said on Monday.
Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappe's winner against Toulouse helps Paris Saint-Germain stay 20 points clear of second-placed Lille
Mbappe crashed home his 27th league goal of the season, his seventh in as many league games, with 16 minutes left as he continues to shine in the absence of the injured duo Neymar and Edinson Cavani.
Sala's last assist was a perfect one in the sense of defining him as a player: Strong, tenacious, dexterous, clever and, perhaps more than anything, unselfish.
Mario Balotelli's second goal in three games helped Marseille to a 2-1 win at Dijon in the French league on Friday.
Ligue 1: Thierry Henry laments Monaco's 'fear of winning' after side let in late goals to lose to Montpellier; Lyon hold Lille
"We talk about the fear of losing, but the fear of winning also exists," Henry said after the loss. Monaco remain mired in 19th place in the 20-team division.
Ligue 1: Edinson Cavani bags hat-trick as perfect Paris Saint-Germain leave Thierry Henry's Monaco on the mat
Thierry Henry's disastrous start as coach of Monaco continued on Sunday as Edinson Cavani's VAR-assisted hat-trick helped Paris Saint-Germain to an easy 4-0 win that saw them extend their perfect record in Ligue 1 this season.
Ligue 1: Monaco drift into relegation zone with defeat on Thierry Henry's coaching debut; PSG seal 10th victory in row
Thierry Henry's Monaco have failed to win in 11 games in all competitions since the opening weekend of the French top-flight season, and are only above bottom team Guingamp on goal difference.
Ligue 1: Perfect Paris Saint-Germain brush aside Nice to equal 82-year-old record; Lyon held at home by Nantes
Neymar, who ended the game with a bloodied mouth, scored twice as PSG opened the season with eight straight wins, a feat that had only been achieved once, by Lille in 1936.
Mario Balotelli was booked during Nice's 2-3 loss at Dijon for complaining about racist abuse, his French Ligue 1 club and a local newspaper have claimed.
From Neymar's PSG home debut in Ligue 1 to new-look AC Milan in Serie A, here are some photo highlights from Sunday's football action.
Neymar to PSG: FIFPro demands investigation into 'anti-competitive, unjustified and illegal' transfer rules
FIFPro is lobbying the European Union to ban transfer fees which it says concentrates power in the hands of a few mega-rich clubs, to the detriment of most players and the sport itself.
Neymar was signed from Barcelona for a world record €222 million ($264m) but with shirts emblazoned with his name and No 10 on the back selling at an average of €100, PSG generated €1 million on his first day.
Neymar to PSG: Brazilian star striker prepares for 'bigger challenge' in Ligue 1 after leaving Barcelona
Neymar flew into Le Bourget airport, north-east of Paris, in a private jet on Friday morning before heading into the city in a motorcade.