NABIL FEKIR has been omitted of Lyon’s squad to face Chelsea amid hypothesis he may very well be becoming a member of the Blues.
The French facet face the Premier League facet at Stamford Bridge tomorrow in an Worldwide Champions Cup conflict.
Stories emerged earlier the 25-year-old, who was near becoming a member of Liverpool earlier in the summertime earlier than failing a medical, is now needed by Chelsea.
However he won’t have the chance to reveal his skills at his potential new residence towards the Blues of their last pre-season match.
Fekir has solely simply returned to coaching with the Ligue 1 outfit after being granted time without work following his World Cup-winning for France.
And Lyon have confirmed the midfielder has been left at residence to proceed constructing his health.
Fekir shot to stardom final season after being handed thecaptain’s armband by his membership and went on to attain 23 objectives.
That earned him a spot in Les Bleus’ squad for Russia and he made six appearances as they claimed glory.
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Following the drama over his medical, Liverpool have since cooled their curiosity as Chelsea try and steal a march.
New Blues boss Maurizio Sarri is desperately attempting to bolster his squad forward of Thursday’s switch deadline.
And Fekir continues to be leaving his choices broad open over his future.
Chatting with OL TV, he stated: “As you’ll be able to see, I’m in Lyon. I’m very glad right here. However the switch window continues to be lengthy and all the pieces goes in a short time in soccer.
“We don’t know what’s going to occur sooner or later however I’m very glad at Lyon. I really feel sensible on this squad.
“We now have superb gamers, an ideal ambiance. It’s a bit just like the French nationwide staff: a combination of teenager and older gamers, with some gamers extra skilled than others.
“We now have group, very homogeneous. We really feel good collectively and I hope that Lyon can have an excellent season.”
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