The Qatari owners of Primera Division side Malaga have denied the club is for sale after making several new appointments to the non-playing management team.
But with the team third in the table and set to open its UEFA Champions League campaign against Zenit St Petersburg on 18
Executive vice-president Moayat Shatat told a press conference: "We've invested a lot into this project and have no intention of leaving.
"We love this club, and both Sheikh Al-Thani and Abdullah Ghubn are in full support, and very excited about this season. The club is not for sale.
"The important thing is to find a balance with regards to investment, and do what's best for the club.
"We've never said that we'd stop investing. We will continue to invest, but in the best way for the club.
"We're looking into a new strategy, and have now created a new organisational structure so we can have more control over the club."
The new appointments include
Real Sociedad continues to hold the edge in the battle for a top-four finish in the Primera Division after a 2-1 victory at Sevilla.