Rothen, who played for PSG between 2004 and 2010 and is now a pundit, told RMC: "Leonardo had nothing to do with Marco joining PSG.
On-loan Marseille winger Clinton Njie says he will decide next summer whether or not to leave Tottenham Hotspur permanently.
Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has told Radamel Falcao he made a mistake in moving to the Premier League when he was injured.
Paris Saint-Germain travel north to face Lille on Friday, but it's not certain if Angel Di Maria will be a part of Unai Emery's starting lineup.
Paris Saint-Germain will be without right back Serge Aurier, playmaker Javier Pastore and central defender Presnel Kimpembe for the clash at Lille.
PSG manager Unai Emery feels he's finally getting more from Marco Verratti than earlier in the season.