Throughout the summer, it was widely reported that Liverpool would end up securing Nabil Fekir’s signature from Lyon.
However, the transfer collapsed even though it appeared Jurgen Klopp was extremely keen to get him, which led to suggestions that the Reds’ Premier League rivals could make a move.
According to L’Equipe, Chelsea’s interest in the playmaker remains following the summer, but now Real Madrid have entered the race.
A previous knee problem is what reportedly prevented Liverpool from finalising a deal for Fekir, but he continues to attract elite clubs.
Chelsea’s alleged interest raises the question of whether Maurizio Sarri even needs the Lyon player.
Eden Hazard is the club’s standout playmaker, but Fekir is versatile in that he can play various positions as an attacking midfielder.
Chelsea have had an almost perfect start to the season as they are unbeaten in the Premier League, but their winning run was stopped by West Ham United following a goalless draw on Sunday.
With the Fekir rumours swirling around again, is the Frenchman the right type of player that the Blues should be targeting?
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