A McLaren spokesman told us this week: "We don't comment on media speculation with regard to rumoured driver movements."
Lead driver and 2009 world champion Button has not played a leading role in the 2014 silly-season, but rumours tentatively connected him with both Red Bull and Ferrari prior to those teams announcing their actual lineups for next year.
And until very recently, it was reported McLaren was yet to take up the 'option' on the 33-year-old's contract.
Asked about his contractual situation on Wednesday, Button told the British broadcaster Sky: "It's not an issue for either party.
"So just concentrating on racing and we'll be racing together in 2014."