‘He had done photos with the Liverpool shirts’ – Nabil Fekir’s agent reveals how close Lyon star came to joining Reds


‘He had done photos with the Liverpool shirts’ – Nabil Fekir’s agent reveals how close Lyon star came to joining Reds

Nabil Fekir’s posed for pictures in a Liverpool shirt as he edged closer to a move last summer, according to his agent.

Jean-Pierre Bernes also claims the 25-year-old had passed a medical ahead of a £53million transfer from Lyon, before the Reds pulled the plug on a deal.

Nabil Fekir has continued to star for Lyon by scoring 12 goals this season

The transfer fell through after a medical showed an issue with Fekir’s knee.

Bernes told French outlet L’Equipe: “It is not about staying here.

“And we will know maybe the real circumstances that prevented Fekir’s move to Liverpool.

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“The knee was a part of it, but not only that. He had passed a medical, done photos with the Reds shirt.”

Last week, Fekir opened up about his failed move to Anfield.

“Liverpool?” he said. “It’s part of a player’s career, but it makes you stronger and you have to move forward.