Lyon to allow Liverpool target Fekir to leave
Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir will be allowed to leave the French Ligue 1 side in the summer, club’s president Jean-Michel Aulas has revealed.
Fekir was in the verge of joining Premier League side Liverpool last summer for a reported fee of £53m but negotiations between the two clubs ended. Speaking after Lyon beat Nimes 3-2 on Friday 24th, Aulas revealed the club will allow Fekir to depart this summer.
Following Friday’s 3-2 victory over Nimes, Aulas said: "Effectively, Nabil is outside [of the two departures expected], because we have an understanding that he can go. Thanks, Nabil for bringing what he brought, we have the understanding to let him go."
Aulas revealed the club is keen to cash in on the French international who has 12 months remaining on his current contract with Lyon.