There appears to be silver lining in Fekir’s move to Anfield, after the player remarked that he wants the deal to go through.
The Lyon star was the spotlight in Liverpool’s bucket-list of summer targets and had gotten one leg in, into the Anfield camp only for the Liverpool to pull the plug on his transfer following a knee issue.
There were suggestions the Reds wanted some part of his valuation be sliced off due to his frequent knee problem, but Lyon frowned at the new agreement and reportedly closed the door on his move to the Premier League outfit.
However, new reports milling out from the Mirror says Nabil Fekir, 24, has struck and agreement with Lyon to re-open talks with Liverpool as he wants to make the switch to Premier League once the World Cup is over.
The attacker is starring for the Les Bleus and could feature for France in their World Cup final clash against Croatia, who secured a place in the final after their extra-time 2-1 win against England.
The French international found the back of the net 23 times for Lyon in a competitions, a rendition that triggered interests amongst a host of European clubs, Liverpool inclusive.
His soaring performance last season has pushed him far at the top of the ladder as one of the best attacking sensations in Europe.
Jurgen Klopp knows this and there are glaring signs Liverpool could opt to consider making a bid for him and bring him into their ranks this summer.