LIVERPOOL have agreed a £57.1million move for Nabil Fekir, according to reports in France.
But Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas earlier said the deal would NOT go through until after the World Cup.
Getty – Contributor Liverpool have agreed a £57.1m move for Nabil Fekir, according to reports in France
French newspaper L’Equipe are reporting that the France international will need to have a medical on Friday to complete a move worth €65m and another €7m in add-on clauses.
However, speaking earlier on Thursday, Aulas said: “The [transfer] is at a standstill, there is no way forward.
“The [transfer] will certainly not close during the World Cup and I do not think there is any change before the World Cup.
“Not set a base price because we have not discussed this yet.”
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AFP or licensors However, Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas earlier said the deal would not be done until after the World Cup
Lyon also released a video on social media that said: “Nabil Fekir [transfer] will not close before or during the World Cup.”
Didier Deschamps’ France squad remain in France in their pre-World Cup training camp.
They face the United States in their final warm-up game on Saturday and head out to Russia after that.
Fekir, 24, scored 23 goals and added nine assists for Lyon last season.
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