Liverpool fans have been given encouragement that a proposed deal to sign Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir is not dead in the water.
The Frenchman’s agent Jean-Pierre Bernes is responsible for giving the Reds’ fanbase hope after suggesting that the transfer could still go through.
Earlier this month, Fekir seemed destined for Liverpool, and it was only a matter of time before the deal was officially announced.
However, the proposed move collapsed at the eleventh hour, sending shockwaves through the Liverpool fans.
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It has been widely suggested that an underlying knee problem was the cause of the Reds opting not to risk a £53m deal.
However, while speaking to French television channel LCI – as reported by the Liverpool Echo – Bernes said:
“He didn’t sign because um… it is not over! This is not the end of the story.”
At the moment, Fekir is with the France national team at the World Cup in Russia, so if any deal is to happen, then it is unlikely to be completed prior to the end of the tournament.
Liverpool fans, the majority of whom have been desperate for the midfielder to sign, have been reacting to the latest update on Reddit.