Fekir to miss Chelsea friendly amid transfer talk

08 August, 2018, 08:28 | Author: Ellis Copeland
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   Klopp has been praised for getting the business done in the transfer market

But the transfer window is still long and everything goes very quickly in football.

There are suggestions that the Reds are trying to secure an agreement with Borussia Dortmund to land Pulisic next year while we understand that Lyon have a "take it or leave it" offer on the table for Fekir.

Insisting on his happiness at Lyon, the skipper said:"As you can see, I am in Lyon".

Liverpool have continued to monitor Fekir's situation and the Mirror claim they remain interested in taking the playmaker to Anfield as Jurgen Klopp looks to finally replace Philippe Coutinho following his January move to Barcelona.

Liverpool strengthened their attacking options with the £13m signing of Xherdan Shaqiri following the collapse of the Fekir deal. In an interview, he was also open to the possibility of departing for the Premier League before the English window closes on August 9.

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The versatile attacker was the subject of negotiations between Liverpool and Olympique Lyonnais earlier in the summer while reports in France have claimed Chelsea are considering a late bid before Thursday's deadline.

Talking to OL TV, as quoted by "Get France Football News", Fekir said: "Who knows what will happen in the future but I am very happy at Lyon".

'Ruben is still young, of course, but I think if we can have him in the team this season it's a plus for everyone, ' Hazard told the Evening Standard. I feel great in the group.

"Even this past season I didn't play as much as I would have liked to because of the injuries". We have very good players, a great atmosphere.

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