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Liverpool fans go crazy as Nabil Fekir doesn't look happy during Lyon photo shoot

1.87K   //    30 Aug 2018, 11:48 IST

After just having won the World Cup with France, playmaker Nabil Fekir was on the verge of signing a deal for Liverpool earlier this summer. The move to the Merseyside club was reportedly set to be worth up to £60 million.

Fekir had an impressive season at Lyon last season, making 30 Ligue 1 appearances and bagging eighteen goals and eight assists to help the French side finish third in Ligue 1.

France Press Conference & Training Session - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
France Training Session - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

The 25-year-old was believed to have been lined up as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho who left Liverpool to join Barcelona.

Fekir had reportedly completed a medical with Liverpool and had even had his first interview as a player with LFCTV.

The negotiations, however, came to an abrupt stop after concerns were raised over an old knee injury. The Reds tried to come to terms with a fee but the switch eventually failed to materialise and Fekir remained at Lyon.

The skipper has since returned to action with the Ligue 1 side and a recent photo shoot with the club has drawn the attention of Liverpool fans everywhere.

On Wednesday, Lyon tweeted a video of Fekir during a pre-season photo shoot in Lyon gear. The photo shoot caught the attention of several Liverpool fans as the 25-year-old looked dejected and downbeat as he posed for photographers. And fans seem to know the reason why.

In true modern-day fashion, the fandom took to Twitter to address the incident: 


A lot of fans were hopeful for the future, claiming the January transfer window would definitely see Fekir in a Liverpool shirt.

Lyon manager, Bruno Genesio, has also recently revealed that the man is still coming to terms with the transfer situation.

Whether Liverpool could work out a deal in the January window remains to be seen, considering the fact that both Chelsea and Real Madrid also showed interest in the playmaker this summer.

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