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Date published: Thursday 12th July 2018 8:46

Nabil Fekir has contacted his club Lyon to make it clear he still wishes to make a dream move to Liverpool this summer.

The Reds had been set to unveil Fekir as a summer signing ahead of the World Cup but the £53million deal collapsed at the last minute in strange circumstances with a row emerging over his fee and a long-standing knee injury.

Lyon said in a statement at the time: “Olympique Lyonnais informs that the tripartite negotiations with the Liverpool club and Nabil Fekir for the transfer of the captain of OL have not succeeded and that Olympique Lyonnais has decided to put an end to this negotiation tonight at 20h.

“Although the club Liverpool has been the priority of a possible transfer of Nabil, and subject to other proposals consistent with the interest of Nabil and OL and from ambitious clubs, Olympique Lyonnais is delighted soon to be able to count on the presence of his captain who is a leading rookie for this season 2018/2019 during which the club will play the Champions League being in the 3rd hat of the draw.”

But according to the Daily Mirror, the France star has reached an agreement that Lyon president Jean Michel Aulas will at least reopen talks with Liverpool over resurrecting the transfer, amid claims the deal could still go through on different terms.

It’s claimed Fekir – who is likely to start Sunday’s World Cup final against

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