Nabil Fekir opens up on his failed transfer to Liverpool FC - football

Nabil Fekir opens up on his failed transfer to Liverpool FC



Nabil Fekir has opened up about his failed transfer to Liverpool FC last summer.
The Reds were heavily linked with a move to sign the Lyon attacker in the summer of 2018 but they ended up not completing a deal.
The 26-year-old came very close to officially joining the Reds, and even underwent a medical with the Merseyside outfit before the Premier League club decided not to sign him.
The actual reason for Fekir’s failed move to Liverpool FC is not official, but it was reported that the Reds were concerned about the possibility of him aggravating a knee problem that had troubled him in the past.
Fekir ended up staying at Lyon for last season, before he completed a move to Real Betis in the summer transfer window this year.
Now, the attacker has opened up about the failed transfer and how it affected him. Speaking in an interview quoted by the Daily Express, Fekir said: ?I tried not to let it affect me but it did play on my mind, even if it was unconscious and I kept telling myself that it was just fate. I still think about it, but with no regrets.
?Lots of lies were told and they affected me. Especially those told about my family. It hurt them and me, especially when you know that’s what being told is false.
?But when you are a good person in life, you always end up being happy and at peace. And today I am happy and at peace. Others are not. But lets’ not go into detail.
?What was said is not the truth. My knee is good – I had a quick medical check at...
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