Liverpool target Nabil Fekir opens door to move away from Lyon

Liverpool target Nabil Fekir opens door to move away from Lyon

Liverpool target Nabil Fekir opens door to move away from Lyon

Keita is one of four new faces to arrive at Liverpool this summer, with Jürgen Klopp slashing out just under £180 million, and they are being hotly tipped to make a real push for the Premier League title this season.

The Champions League finalists will kick off as second favourites behind Manchester City, and they're seen as the Citizens' main rivals for a reason, as they dished out one of only two City defeats of the Premier League season a year ago.

"Joel, we'll have to see", said Klopp speaking to the Liverpool Echo. That is another pre-season week, I can not change that.

It was a very bold claim, and one which the whole of the footballing world will not forget in a hurry. The France worldwide was heavily tipped to join Liverpool prior to the World Cup but the deal was scuppered after the Reds tried to re-negotiate his £53m asking price citing his injury record.

Fekir would have been happy to move to Anfield and join the Jurgen Klopp project.

Klopp had already addressed other shortcomings at the back by paying £75m for the dominant Van Dijk, with Dejan Lovren becoming better as a result and with Andrew Robertson's remarkable development into a high-class left-back.

"The only problem is no-one actually thinks about it but if you go into the detail it is not a big surprise".

"He was with us in the Champions League final, and two years ago in the Europa League final". "He probably won't play Tuesday and Sunday will be very hard as well", continued the German, who is known to stick to a very rigorous training strategy. Dejan and I will be working together for a long time.

"All goalkeepers are different so it takes a bit of time, but this result will help the defence and help him know how we play as well", Robertson said.

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