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Mourinho To Enter Race For £53m Liverpool Target?

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is believed to have entered the race for a £53 million star who has been heavily linked with Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool in this transfer window.

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France international and Olympique Lyon attacker Nabil Fekir was on the verge of signing for the Merseyside club before the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup for a reported fee of £53 million (R960 million), but the deal reportedly did not go through due to issues that arose during the 24-year-old's medical tests.

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has now claimed he recently met with Red Devils manager Mourinho, hinting that a potential transfer for the player was on the agenda. 

"I was with Jose Mourinho the other day. We had long discussions," Aulas told beIN SPORTS.

"Personally, I am no longer in discussions with Liverpool. At the moment, we are waiting for France and Nabil to have a fantastic World Cup."

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Fekir, who was selected for Ligue 1's 2017/18 Team of the Season, made 40 appearances for Lyon last season, scoring 23 goals and assisting a further eight strikes. 

Have you been impressed with the Frenchman's performances so far at the World Cup? Have your say in the comments section below.


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