Chelsea 0 Lyon 0 - Blues go close and youngster impressing in friendly

Chelsea 0 Lyon 0 - Blues go close and youngster impressing in friendly

French media outlet L'Equipe, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that the Reds are still interested in a potential deal to sign the France global in the summer transfer window.

Fekir was not involved in Lyon's penalty shootout loss to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.

The French worldwide was linked with a number of Europe's biggest clubs following a spectacular season with Lyon that saw him rack up 24 goals and 9 assists across all competitions last term.

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As well as those deals, a move for Fekir is also reportedly being pursued - and Lyon boss Genesio has had his say.

Lyon now face an anxious wait to see if either Premier League side mounts a late bid for Fekir, who scored 18 goals in just 28 Ligue 1 starts last season. "I am very happy here", he said in quotes obtained via the Mirror.

The summer transfer window is drawing to a close and managers are working hard to secure last minute deals so we'll bring you all the latest gossip from around the globe.

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Since then, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has suggested that the Frenchman could stay put with Les Gones for the upcoming campaign but France Football suggests the 25-year-old could yet make the switch to the Premier League. So I still feel I need a proper season of playing.

"We involved him a lot in our build-up, but we need to get used to that a little bit more still - that's clear, [and] he needs to get used to it a little bit more, but there were a lot of good build-up situations, so that helps. We live well and I hope that OL will have a very good season".

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