Football transfer rumours: Liverpool move for Lyon’s Nabil Fekir back on?

Today’s fluff is running around all over the place

Liverpool have decided that seeing as they bothered to record an unveiling video with Nabil Fekir a few weeks ago, they might as well go through with actually signing the Lyon playmaker after negotiations appeared to break down a few weeks ago. It turns out club doctors didn’t like the look of one of Fekir’s knees when they prodded it for a medical, but Liverpool have since come to the conclusion that trying to shave a few million off the valuation by inserting numerous clauses into his contract might result in Fekir joining Manchester United – and no one at Anfield wants that. So, instead, they will just cough up whatever the Ligue 1 club want.

Manchester United have the hots for another feisty forward in any case. José Mourinho will try to woo Willian to Old Trafford from Chelsea while his former club is a rudderless mess. But big bad Barcelona might spoil his plans – as they so often do – by increasing their £50m offer for the Brazilian and whisking him off to Catalonia. Not to worry though, Mourinho will comfort himself by signing the Serbian Scott McTominay, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic from Lazio.

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